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Organic St. John's Wort Oil

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Inci: Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Hypericum Perforatum, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract

This is a macerated herbal oil, which has a dark, reddish-brown colour from the hypericin found in the flowers.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Macerated in Organic High Oleic Acid Sunflower Oil with 0.1% Rosemary Antioxidant.
 
Organic St. John's Wort Oil is a rich oil which has a warming and relaxing effect.
 
Good for sensitive and sunburnt skin. Softening for dry and mature skin.

HOW TO USE IT

Organic St. John’s Wort Oil soothes irritations of the skin; with generally beneficial effects as the herb has calming properties.

St. John’s Wort is mostly used externally in the form of a macerated herbal oil, an infusion or tincture, but these preparations are increasingly being added to creams, lotions and ointments.

Excellent for products for sensitive skin, easily irritated skin or spots.

Add Organic St. John's Wort Oil to after-sun products such as creams, gels and treatment oils for its soothing effects on the skin and sunburn.
 
Good in baby products for calming nappy rashes, sensitive or inflamed skin.

CAUTIONS/CONTRAINDICATIONS

Important, please read before using St. John’s Wort Oil. Never add to before sun or sun tanning products because, while St. John’s Wort Oil is soothing to the skin, it also makes the skin photosensitive.
 
This means that the skin shouldn’t be exposed to the sun after St. John’s wort has been applied externally in the form of an ointment, oil, cream, compress or lotion. Even taking it internally may make fair-skinned people more sensitive to the sun. Hypericin promotes blood circulation in the skin and activates the finer capillaries.

RECIPES & BLENDS

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