Botanical Name: Hypericum perforatum
Botanical Family: Hypericaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Flowers
Country of Origin: Canada
Cultivation Method: Wild
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.
Acclaimed as arnica for emotional-trauma and adored by Greek master herbalistsHippocrates, Theophrastus, Dioscordes, Galen and Swiss physician Paracelsus to serve the emotions of nerves. A topical tonic to address the duress of skin tone and texture. Synergizesesquiterpene rich Saint John’s Wort 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 John’s Wort – Skin Serum
10 drops Chamomile
10 drops Immortelle
1ml SJW Essential Oil
Saint John’s Wort – Muscle Melt
10 drops Hemp Blossom Essential Oil
1 ml SJW Essential Oil