In the zenith of the summer season, Saint Johnswort flowers are collected for good reason to distil a tonic that contains a whole world in a drop. This sunny solstice flower embodies relaxation, cheer and all things dear in each of its star shaped yellow wildflowers. Saint Johnswort Essential Oil invites the sunshine in and nestle nerves and serene the skin with this cherished herbal helper.
Botanical Name: Hypericum perforatum
Botanical Family: Hypericaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Flowers
Country of Origin: Canada
Cultivation Method: Wild
Composition: 100% Hypericum perforatum
Scent Description: Penetratingly pleasant, herbaceous with a hint oceanic atmosphere
Blends Well with: Thyme, Sweet Thyme, Lavender, Marjoram, Sandalwood, Ylang, Hyssop, Yarrow, Black Spruce, Immortelle, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Rabbit Bush, Bergamot, Lemon, Neroli, Carrot Seed, Chamomile, Rose Otto, Palmarosa, and Geranium.
Uses: Concentrated massage oils to melt muscle tension and nestle nerves; first assist for cooling compresses and puffy skin; diffuse or inhale in a salt pipe for uplifting clarity; beautiful in bedtime baths; softens scars and adds a serene dream in skin serums with immortelle and chamomile. This plant’s toning qualities made it a traditional folk remedy for skin imbalances. Contraindications: Phototoxic when applied undiluted to skin and exposed to sunlight.
Saint Johnswort is as acclaimed as Arnica for emotional trauma. It was adored by Greek master herbalists Hippocrates, Theophrastus, Dioscordes, Galen, and Swiss physician Paracelsus to serve the nerves.
It is a saintly topical tonic to address the duress of skin tone and texture. Synergize sesquiterpene rich Saint Johnswort into skin salves to soften the appearance of scars, blemishes, and imbalances.
Inhale this aroma and feel its penetrating pleasantry travel from your nose to your brain where these molecules will rain.
“The essential oil of Saint Johnswort is as gentle as the lore of this plant. The oil is deeply penetrating and more volatile than other essential oils. It is precious and rare.
~ Kurt Schnaubelt, Advanced Aromatherapy.
Saint Johnswort Skin Serum
10 drops Chamomile
10 drops Immortelle
1ml Saint Johnswort Essential Oil
30ml Tamanu, Rosehips, Jojoba or Sandalwood Nut Carrier Oils
Saint Johnswort Muscle Melt
1 ml Marjoram Essential Oil
10 drops Hemp Blossom Essential Oil
1 ml Sweet Birch or Wintergreen Essential Oil
1 ml Saint Johnswort Essential Oil
30ml Saint Johnswort Infused Carrier Oil