Hypericum perforatum St. John's Wort
St John's wort is widely known as a herbal treatment for depression. In some countries, such as Germany, it is commonly prescribed for mild depression, especially in children, adolescents, and where cost is a concern.
The leaves, when held to the light, reveal translucent dots and the flowers have speckles of red. The common name is supposedly comes from John The Baptist. The red spots on the Hypericum perforatum petals represent the blood from his beheading, and the translucent spots on the St. John's Wort leaves represent the tears shed over the event.
St. John's wort is the plant species Hypericum perforatum, also known as Tipton's Weed, Chase-devil, or Klamath weed, but, with qualifiers, is used to refer to any species of the genus Hypericum. Therefore, H. perforatum is sometimes called Common St John's wort to differentiate it..
We offer St. John's Wort seeds as well as cut and sifted foliage.
One seed pack is approximately 3,000 seeds in each pack.