St. John’s wort is a plant against 99 diseases
Excellent medicinal plant St. John’s wort blooms in mid-summer. The popular name of this plant in nations around the world is “plant against 99 diseases”. In the composition of St. John’s wort (Latin Hypericum perforatum), valuable substances have been discovered that heal wounds and contribute to faster wound healing. St. John’s wort contains phytoncides (which have a pronounced antimicrobial effect), choline (which has an antisclerotic effect), rutin and ascorbic acid (which strengthen blood vessel walls) and rejuvenating flavonoids, saponins (which strengthen glandular secretion) and the pigment hypericin, which has an antipyretic effect. organism).
St. John’s wort is used quite successfully in official medicine and phytotherapy due to its fantastic composition. It exhibits binding, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Excellent healing properties allow application against large and deep burns, scratches, wounds, ulcers and boils. A strong antidepressant effect on the body has been proven.
- Herbal medicinal liquid for the treatment of gastritis with increased acid: pour 15 g of dry grass or 30 g of fresh grass with 200 ml of boiling water. Heat the liquid on steam for 20 minutes. Strain. Take one tablespoon of fluid twice a day before meals.
- Herbal liquid against women’s diseases, cystitis, colitis: pour 30 g of fresh grass or 15 g of dried St. John’s wort with 200 ml of boiling water. Leave to cool and strain the drink. Take one tablespoon of fluid three times a day at least half an hour before meals. Therapy lasts seven days.
- Oil for indoor and outdoor use: mash 30 g of fresh St. John’s wort flowers in the oven. Transfer the mixture to a bottle and pour with 300 ml of olive oil. Leave in the sun for 5 to 6 weeks. Shake the mixture daily until the oil turns red. It is taken orally (one spoon in the morning and one spoon before bed) against gastritis, stomach ulcers and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Therapy lasts 12 days. The oil is used externally against burns, scratches and ulcers.