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Botanical Bio - St John’s Wort

Hypericum, also called St. John’s Wort, is a widely known and used plant in Europe. It has a strong pine smell and when rubbed or crushed it releases a reddish liquid that can stain your hands. The herb’s common name comes from its traditional flowering and harvesting on St. John’s day. This is because the most bioactive compounds are observed during the full-flowering stage. We have selected a St John’s Wort Glycerinated Extract with a 1:23 ratio. This means that for each gram of Extract we have used 23 grams of fresh plant. Our St John’s Wort Glycerinated Extract is titrated in Hypericin 0,033 mg/ml, providing 0,01 mg per day.


Ingredients quantity per day
St John’s Wort BIO Glycerinated Extract*
Hypericum perforatum. Ratio 1:23
Hypericin 0,033 mg/ml

*Certified organic. Without colourings, preservatives, sweetener or sugar added.

How to use

Take 1 ml (approximately 28 drops) diluted in a glass of water three times a day, preferably before main meals.


50ml glass bottle (1,75 fl oz).

Additional info

Standardized Extracts

One of the primary advantages of our formulation is the use of standardized extracts. This means that the active plant ingredients that provide medicinal properties are always the same. In the case of St John’s Wort, its titration in Hypericin ensures a constant daily dose of 0,01mg. In addition, we have selected a St John’s Wort glycerinated extract with a ratio 1:23. This means that for each gram of extract we have used 23g of plant.

Glycerinated Extracts

The advantages of vegetable glycerin based extracts with respect to other solvents like water or alcohol are as follows:

  • The active plant ingredients are not affected.
  • Vegetable glycerin promotes the homogeneous distribution of active ingredients throughout the product.
  • Vegetable glycerin delays oxidation; therefore preservatives are not needed.
  • Vegetable glycerin is the only solvent that preserves the natural flavor derived from the plant.
  • Glycerin has a low glycemic index and therefore breaks down sugars slowly. This way, we avoid blood sugar spikes.
  • Vegetable glycerin is a natural humectant that absorbs moisture. This property facilitates cellular dehydration without damaging the overall plant protein structures.

Organic Certification

Our St John’s Wort Extract is certified organic. This certification ensures that our crops are grown, harvested and processed under the most strict certification standards. The absence of chemical additives preserves the properties of the native plant.

High Quality Bottle

Drasanvi has chosen to use a special glass bottle. This is an opaque bottle, characterized by preventing the passage of visible light spectrum. This protects the products from oxidation, so our glycerinated extracts are kept in perfect condition for longer periods of time.