The perennial St John’s wort plant is an oil-rich plant whose leaves are densely covered with oil glands and its branched, woody stems swathed with the
plants’ five-rayed golden yellow flowers. The St John’s wort oil contains a distinct characteristic, which is evidenced when these flowers are rubbed
between the fingers – staining them a blood red.
Botanical Name: Hypericum perforatum
Infused in: Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus)
Common name: St John’s wort
Plant Part: Flowering tops
Applications: St John’s wort has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory action, allowing the soothing and strengthening of the skin.
Its application in beauty products and creams is popular, as well as use for lip balm.