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The Officinal Mac_rät St. John’s Wort, grass thousand virtues

The macerate wort (Hypericum perforatum) is, as its name implies, a solar cold maceration of fresh flowers hypericum in vegetable olive oil or sunflower oil. The macerate wort is also known as « red oil ». It is a red pigment hypericin contained in the stamens, giving it a color ranging from bright red to dark red. Source : Fabienne Millet, the great guide of essential oils HOW TO STORE macerate WORT? oxidative potential: the macerate of wort, as all oily macerates, is very sensitive to oxidation. It is essential to keep it at a temperature below 20 ° C, away from air and light. Thus, it retains 3 to 6 months. DID YOU KNOW? Hypericum CAUTION FOR USE St. John’s Wort is a plant with photosensitizing properties. Never expose yourself to the sun after application of St. John’s wort macerate. Remember to consult the general precautions before using essential oils.

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