The little plant St John's Wort grows in fields nearly everywhere in Italy and can even be found in flowerbeds in the cities. It is about a metre high and has little leaves which when held up to the light seem to be covered in holes, on account of the little blisters containing essential oil.
Hypericum perforatum L.
How To Use
Essential oil, hypericin, hyperforin, flavoids, tannins.
Promotes relaxation, mental well-being, and good mood.
Use: St John's Wort is traditionally used to treat bedwetting in young children.