St. John’s wort ointment is intended for skin care and regeneration.
It is especially effective for the care of damaged skin in places rich in nerves, which are very painful, such as the fingertips. It helps with skin burns, as well as for the care of sensitive baby skin.
Hypericum ointment – composition:
PETROLATUM, HYPERICUM PERFORATUM OIL, MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM), CERA ALBA, TOCOPHEROL.
Method of application:
Rub the ointment on the application site three times a day.
Is St. John’s wort harmful?
At normal dosage preparations are not harmful.
If the skin is smeared with St. John’s wort oil and exposed to the sun, burns can occur (phototoxic effect). Therefore, it is not recommended to expose parts of the body smeared to the sun for at least three hours after application.
Are there any interactions with any medications?
Plant may reduce the effective concentration of some drugs such as contraceptives, theophylline, cyclosporine, digoxin, so the concomitant use plant with these drugs should be avoided.
Can Hypericum ointment be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women?
There are no restrictions on the use of St. John’s wort during pregnancy and lactation.