St. John's Wort Infused Oil
Olea europaea + Hypericum Perforatum
Ingredients: Organically grown St. John's Wort dry plant material is gently infused in organic extra virgin olive oil with Grapefruit Seed extract added to improve shelf life.
Method of Extraction: Cold pressed, unrefined
Cultivation: Grown using organic methods
Aroma: Virtually odorless
Color: Pale yellow
Plant part: Fruit (Olives for the oil), Plant (for infusion)
Approximate Shelf Life is about 9 months - 1 year with proper storage conditions.
Shelf Life Suggestions:
Refrigeration will extend shelf life.
Oxygen is a big enemy to shelf life. Keep caps snug.
Write the date of purchase on the label in permanent marker.
Avoid contaminating the oil with fingers or pipettes inserted into the bottle. Unsterilized items such as fingers, cotton balls and pipettes that come into contact with the oils will potentially contaminate them. Pour off the quantity you will need into a smaller container or bottle and work from that.
St. John's Wort Infused Oil may support, aid, ease, soothe, reduce, calm, relax, promote and/or maintain healthy function:
Anti-septic properties due to the St. John's Wort
Astringent properties due to the St. John's Wort
Pain - especially nerve pain
Skin - emollient, humectant, inflammation, moisturizing, protectant, sun damage, supports delivery of oxygen to the skin
Hypericin has been associated with photosensitivity and should be used cautiously on skin that will be exposed to UV light.
Parker, Susan M. Power of the Seed: Your Guide to Oils for Health ? Beauty, Process Self-reliance Series, page 158.