Hypermecium perforatum

Hypermecium perforatum

Hypericaceae Medicinal Uses: -the herb is used internally as a mild antidepressant, sedative, and anxiolytic. External treatments are for contusions and mild burns. Conditions Treated in Modern Medicine: -Anxiety -Depressive Moods -Inflammation of the Skin -Blunt Injuries -Wounds and Burns Pharmacological Substances and Properties: -Flavinoids -Volatile Oil -Xanthones -Acylphloroglucinols -Oligomeric procyanidines -Caffeic acid -Catechin tannins Medicinal Parts Used: Fresh Buds and Flowers separated from thr influorescences and the Aerial Parts from flowering season can be powedered or prepared in fatty oil and taken internally.