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Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
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The common Saint John's-Wort also known by the names of herb St. John, grass with a thousand holes or hunting-devil, is a recognized plant for its many properties including its effects antidepressants.
This plant also has several other therapeutic properties recognized for a long time.
Its Latin name, Hypericum perforatum (L.) comes from two Greek words: "Hyper" which means above or beyond, and "Eikon" meaning icon or appearance, "perforatum" in Latin means perforated.
Indeed, the leaves are provided with thousands of small holes visible to the naked eye.
This perennial plant found everywhere in Canada grows very well in fields and bright clearings.
From June 24, St John's grass being one of its common names, we can admire these colonies of pretty little yellow flowers that adorn the roadsides.
St. John's Wort oil is obtained by macerating the tiny yellow flowers picked sparingly one at a time in certified organic virgin olive oil and filtered 1 month later.
You can then see that the oil turns red.
This is due to hypericin, one of the compounds in the plant that brings us so many benefits.
The hypericin level is at its maximum just before flowering.
The maceration thus obtained is indicated to promote wound healing, heal burns and sunburn, and even relieve shingles.
It is an excellent carrier oil that can be used to dilute essential oils.
Its anti-inflammatory action helps treat minor wounds or sprains and relieve muscle pain.
⇒ The oil with St. John's wort flowers retains its therapeutic qualities for about two years, stored in a tinted bottle protected from light in a cool place.
Maceration of organic St. John's Wort flowers harvested by hand in Canada in organic cold pressed olive oil.
Its powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties make it a first-rate ally for treating muscle, joint and rheumatic pains. It soothes and heals all types of skin irritation.
This oily macerate is prepared by macerating St. John's wort flowers for several weeks in the sun, in a virgin sunflower oil of first cold pressure. Concentration: 500 g plant for 1000 ml of oil
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