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St. John's Wort
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Hypericaceae
Genus :
Hypericum
Species :
perforatum
COMMON NAMES
St John's Wort; Sint Janskruid
USES
Anxiolytic; Treatment for pain, tension, and depression.
DESCRIPTION
St John's Wort is a perennial herb growing from 1-3 feet tall. Erect stems branch in upper parts with small pale green leaves. Flowers are bright yellow in terminal clusters with long hairy yellow stamens.
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