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Saint John's Wort - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

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Saint John's Wort - Herbal Wisdom Wednesday

St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum): Medicine of the Sun The longest day and highest peak of the sun welcomes blooming swaths of St. John’s Wort (SJW)- a definitive sign that Summer has arrived.  Not only is this delicate yellow flower enjoyable to the eye, it holds a wide variety of important medicinal uses.   While SJW is often used to treat conditions of the Nervous System, it also has some less commonly known uses. One of the most widely used herbs for mild-moderate depression, especially during the darker winter months. Not effective for bi-polar or severe cases of depression.  Helps reduce...

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