St. John’s wort tea

Required material

1 - 2 tsp St. John’s wort

150 ml boiling water

Application

Pour the boiling water over 1 to 2 teaspoons St. John's wort and leave to infuse for approx. 10 minutes.

St. John’s wort tea can help for mild depression or dysphoria.

Regularly drink 1 to 2 cups of fresh tea in the morning and the evening. The tea must be drunk regularly for several weeks to have the required effect.

Warning

Light-skinned people who use St. John's wort preparations can have a stronger reaction to sunlight, which presents as inflamed skin similar to sunburn in the areas that were exposed to strong sunlight.

Don’t use if you're taking the following medication:

  • Hormonal contraceptives (the pill)
  • Antibiotics
  • Antidepressants

Effect

St. John’s wort tea can have the following effects:

  • Mild antidepressant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Soothing

Helps against

Nervousness, sleep disorders, anxiety, depression, dysphoria, emotional lability

Synonyms

St. John’s wort tea

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