St Johns Wort Oil (hypericum oil) is prepared by infusing the flowers in a fixed oil, (Sunflower) for approximately three weeks. This is then pressed and strained, leaving an oil that is bright red.
St Johns Wort is suitable for all skin types and the natural properties of the oil tend to then be used by aromatherapists when treating somebody topically for mild burns, bruising, haemorrhoids, varicose veins, wounds, sores and ulcers. It is also known for its antidepressant and mood lifting properties. The oil has a natural ability to reduce skin tension aiding a smooth and young looking complexion.