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St. John’s Wort Herb

St. John’s Wort, Hypericum perforatum.  From the time of the ancient Greeks down through the middle ages it was used to dispel evil spirits, witches, and black magic.  It has been used from the time of the Common names are names are Amber Touch-and-heal, Goat weed, Klamath Weed, Rosin Rose.  The genus name Hypericum is derived from the Greek words hyper (above) and eikon (picture), in reference to the tradition of hanging plants Continue reading St. John’s Wort Herb