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St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) What does St. John's Wort have to do with John the Baptist? Folklore ties the name Saint John’s Wort to John the Baptist. When the Romans severed John the Baptists head his blood drained to the ground. St. John's Wort sprung up out from the earth where his blood lay. Saint John’s Wort blooms around or on July 4th - Independence Day. How does freedom play into such lore? We know St. John’s Wort is beneficial for issues of blood, with many similarities, 'It is sweet, oily, warm and drying'. Externally it soothes the pain, eliminates...
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