This Also known as St.-John’s-wort, this shrubby perennial herb has oblong leaves that are covered with transparent oil glands that look like human flesh. The leaves resemble skin and even give the appearance of bleeding when injured. It is no coincidence that this herb is renowned for it’s healing properties for the skin.
In Homoeopathy, Hypericum is often prescribed for injuries to the body, and for the soothing effect it has on injured nerves.
The whole plant is harvested for Homoeopathic use in summer and is pounded to a pulp, soaked in an alcohol solution, then diluted to the desired potencies.
This Homoeopathic Remedy May Aid
- backaches along the lower spine
- bites and stings from animals and insects
- cuts and wounds to nerve-rich parts of the body.
- suppresses Inflammation
- suppresses or inhibits some types of viruses
- may inhibits the virus that causes Hepatitis B
- significantly improves anxiety
Hypericum is available over the counter in various strengths, in both liquid and tablet form.
Professional advice is required for each particular ailment and for dosages.