St. John's wort oil - a remedy


St. John oil, which is produced from the flowers and stems of hypericum, has a distinctive reddish-brown color.In folk medicine, St. John's wort oil has long been used as an external agent for the treatment of wounds and burns.

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Use of St. John's wort oil

St. John's wort oil has antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and astringentnymi properties and is found in many ointments and lotions.These means, as well as oil in its pure form, can be used for the treatment of burns (including - sunburn), cuts, bruises, boils.St. John's wort oil is also used for eczema Eczema - barely treatable Eczema - is difficult to treat , rheumatic pains, inflammations.It can be added to tanning lotions, as well as oils and creams for baby skin.It rarely causes side effects, and if this happens, they are very fast.It is assumed that St. John's Wort oil can improve the condition of the skin in people who suffer from acne, but so far it has not been proved.

Oral administration of St. John's wort oil is useful for indigestion.It can be taken just like that, or added to salads and other dishes.Reheat oil Hypericum can be no more than 40 ° C to - at a higher temperature, it will begin to lose their properties.

Because St. John's wort oil can be prepared after tanning home remedy.For this, you need the following ingredients:

  • 30 ml of oil of hypericum;
  • 20ml calendula oil;
  • 20 ml of borage oil (borage);
  • 15 ml thistle oil Thistle oil - benefits and harms of the herbs Thistle oil - benefits and harms of the drug plant ;
  • 14 ml of liquid vitamin E;
  • 10-12 drops of any essential oil Essential oils and conception: can help roses? Essential oils and conception: can help roses? .

Pour all the ingredients in a glass bowl and mix them thoroughly.

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Contraindications

St. John's wort oil can not be applied to the skin before visiting the solarium Solarium: harm or benefit? Solarium: harm or benefit? and the beach, as it makes the skin more sensitive to UV light.Oral administration of St. John's Wort oil can cause the same effect in people with very fair skin.That taking any drugs - orally or externally - before using St. John's wort oil it is necessary to consult with your doctor.