St. John's wort takes its name from its appearance, because, against the light, the leaves give the impression of being pierced with thousands of holes. Formerly it was already recommended for its remarkable properties.
Take 1 gram (two teaspoons) per cup brew. Stir boiling water and infuse for about 5 to 10 minutes.
. Cons-indicated for pregnant and lactating women. . Not recommended for children under 6 years. . People on anti-depressants should seek advice from a health professional. . Do not use before exposure to the sun (photosensitizing). . Do not use in people with bipolar disorder, with fertility problems, an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, major depression, in people with schizophrenia or Alzheimer's disease.