• Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

St Johnswort


Traditional use: The brilliant red oil has been used as a deep penetrating analgesic to damaged nerves and muscle tissue making it a great remedy for any kind of sports injury. The tincture, used over a period of time, is an effective anti-depressant. Hypericin has known anti-viral properties and is now being investigated as a possible treatment against HIV and has also proven helpful to MS. St Johnswort is a hardy, drought tolerant plant which has naturalized throughout much of the West. Considered a noxious weed in California, I consider this herb one of the most valuable First Aid remedies for the home herbalist. Grows readily in a well drained garden setting. The prolific small yellow flowers on 2 foot stems bloom at the beginning of summer. All aerial parts of the plants are medicinal. Perennial. Hardy to zone 3. Not for sale to CA, CO, MT, SD, WA states

Latin Name Hypericum perforatum
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