PARTS USED: leaves & flowers
FAMILY: st. johns wort
Solstice wort has a rich history dating back to at least the 1st century C.E. In the Middle Ages, it was used in magic potions and burned in fires to protect against demons and diseases.
Although you may have heard of St. John’s wort for treating depression, it has been found to really only be effective for certain kinds of mild depression that accompany feelings of stagnancy. In fact, it is so effective at processing and clearing, some medications can be cleared out too quickly. Those taking pharmaceuticals should use caution.
Solstice wort is perfectly safe for use on the skin and is an impressive wound healer. It calms most inflammatory skin conditions and can be made into salves for spot treatments.
speeds healing of acne & other skin conditions
eases PMS, stress, seasonal depression, & hangovers
aids in healing ulcers, wounds, & rashes
reduces inflammation of sprains & strains
assists in moving stagnant thoughts & emotions
clears out old, worn-out patterns & ways of thinking
brings light to those dealing with fear, especially fear from nightmares