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Other Names: St John's Wort, Hardhay, Amber, Goatweed, Tipton weed, St John's Word, Witches Herb, Devil's Scourge, touch and Heal, Lord God's Wonder Plant, Hypericum Perforatum
Traditional Usages: Neuralgia, Sciatica, Concussion of the Spine, Physical Shock, To Reduce Pain of Dental Extractions, Injuries to Finger Tips and Soles of Feet, Stitching Pains, Punctured Wounds, Dog Bites, Cat and Rat bites, Painful Piles, Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Menopausal Nervousness, Menstrual Cramps, Bladder Problems, Suppression of Urine, Dysentery, Diarrhea, Jaundice, Hysteria, Nervous Depression, Hemorrhages, Coughing Up Blood, Dispelling Worms from the body, Children with Night Incontinence, Bathe Wounds, Skin Sores and bruises, Burns, Antiseptic, Insect Bites, Snake Bites
Resources: Britain, Europe, Asia and Worldwide
Parts Used: Leaves, Flowers, Stems, Oil
Herbal Research: St John's Wort
Health Warning: Seek professional medical advice before taking St John's Wort
St John’s Wort, Burdock Root, Licorice Root - Herbal remedy for Chickenpox: St. John’s Wort (dried leaves, stem and flowers), dried burdock root, and dried licorice root. Put one large handful of each into about a gallon of boiling water and simmer for 20-minutes. Then strain out the herbs and add the infusion to your bath water. It will help stop the itching.
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