Oil from St. John’s wort buds
To help maintain healthy skin exposed to the environment
St. John’s wort is a plant which is best known for its use as a mood enhancer, such as with our Hyperiforce® St. John’s Wort tablets for low mood. Not many know however, that the oil also has benefits as a remedy in those who have rough, dry or damaged skin.
Benefits and features of A. Vogel’s St. John’s wort Oil:
- Helps soothe and repair damaged skin
- Cold pressed oil
- From organically grown St. John's wort buds
- Fresh herb extract
St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)
is a perennial plant indigenous to Europe. It is
named for its tendency to flower and be harvested around the 24th of
June which is St. John’s
day. Traditionally the plant was used to ward off evil – it was hung over
religious icons round the house on St.
Whilst the St. John’s wort plant is
seen by many as beautiful and graces many ornamental gardens, it is also viewed
as a noxious weed that is toxic in pasture land in many countries where it has
At A.Vogel we view it rather differently and St John’s wort is greatly
cherished for its therapeutic benefits. As well as being the main ingredient in our Hyperiforce®
tablets for helping those suffering from low moods, the oil is used to make
the lesser known topical remedy of St. John’s wort Oil. Through painstaking
research and organic cultivation, our gardeners identified a species of
Hypericum high in active agents and resistant to disease. The oil is made from
hand picked buds after the plant has finished flowering.
Hypericum perforatum and Helianthus annus (Sunflower Oil).
Directions for use:
Apply sparingly to the affected area.
For external use only. Avoid sunlight after
application. Please seek medical advice if pregnant.
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 10 January, 2015.