St John's Wort Seeds - Healing Balm

Average Packet Content 3000 seeds

187742

£2.99
  • Traditionally used as a topical antiseptic and anti-inflammatory wound healer
  • Recently known for its medicinal use in treating depression
  • Steep its flowers in sunflower oil for a healing balm
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Well known in recent times for its medicinal use in the treatment of depression, this versatile plant has more traditionally been used as a topical antiseptic and anti-inflammatory wound healer. You can use it as an oil or turn it into a soothing balm.

Easily grown and adding a splash of yellow to summer borders, St John's Wort produces a profusion of flowers which when harvested, bruised and left to steep in sunflower oil on a sunny windowsill, magically turns the oil from yellow to bright red, by which time it is ready to do its stuff next time you get into a scrape!

Flowers late May-June. Height 70-80cm (27-31"); spread 40-50cm (16-20").

View the recipe for St John’s Wort Healing Balm traditionally valued for its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory wound healing properties.

In some studies, St. John's wort has been shown to interact with certain commonly used medications (e.g. warfarin). If you are taking other medications, please check with your doctor. Do not take St. John's wort if already taking other anti-depressants. (Check with your doctor.)

Growing Information

Sow directly into weed-free, well prepared, weed-free soil and lightly cover with soil (Germination up to 21 days). Keep seedlings moist and thin to around 45cm spacings, thinned seedlings can be planted elsewhere if desired. Alternatively, seeds can be started in trays in a cool greenhouse and planted out after the last frost has passed.

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Delivery Charges

Standard Charge

Packet seed only will incur a carriage charge of £2.99.

All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.

If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then a combined carriage charge of £6.99 will be applied.

Live Plants

Suttons wants to ensure that all of our plants are delivered to you in the best condition for planting. Unfortunately there are some postcodes that take longer to deliver to and therefore we can not guarantee this, so we are sorry to advise that we do not ship live plants to the following areas; HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.

Non Standard Deliveries

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St John's Wort Seeds - Healing Balm

St John's Wort Seeds - Healing Balm

Average Packet Content 3000 seeds

£2.99

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