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Saint John’s Wort is in!

Saint John’s Wort Is In!

The Practical Herbalist and Practical Herbalist Press are pleased to announce the publication of the seventh volume of The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folio series. Saint John’s Wort: Antidepressant and So Much More by Candace Hunter and Sue Sierralupé is now available exclusively on

Medieval herbalist knew what science has validated today: Saint John’s wort is a versatile weed! Herbalists have used this sunny flower to ease headaches and muscle tension; repair sore and damaged muscles, tendons, and nerves; stave of bed wetting and ease nightmares; and, of course, ease anxiety, stress, and depression. It’s no wonder our ancestors carried the seeds of this weed across the world, helping Saint John’s wort to naturalize across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.

Come with us on this look into Saint John’s wort’s properties in this edition of The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folio series. We’ll look deeper into Saint John’s wort’s medicinal properties, the conditions it best treats, and the cautions you’ll want to heed.

Take a tour through Saint John’s wort’s history, learning more about its folklore, mythic, and magic properties, then discover a variety of ways you can use Saint John’s wort to care for hearth, home, and your animal companions. Try your hand at making Saint John’s wort medicine, or stir up one of the recipes we offer to get you started incorporating Saint John’s wort into your life.

This volume includes all the information you’ve come to expect from The Practical Herbalist website:

  • Medicinal Properties and Actions
  • Conditions best helped by Saint John’s Wort
  • Advanced Medicinal Processing and Use
  • Gardening and Growing
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Household uses
  • History, Folklore, Myth, and Magic
  • Cautions
  • Recipes

Plus, The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folios contain a Quick Facts sheet you can use on the go, at home, or for teaching others about Practical Herbalism.

Be sure to buy your copy today. All proceeds go toward helping improve The Practical Herbalist website and publishing further volumes of this series and other exciting, informative, and most importantly Practical ebook titles.

We’d love to get your feedback, too. Once you’ve read your copy of Saint John’s Wort: Antidepressant and So Much More show your support by leaving positive feedback on the Amazon page for this Kindle book. Your support means so much.

Watch for upcoming volumes of The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folio series, including:

  • Cannabis
  • Cayenne and Chili Pepper
  • Hawthorn
  • and more!

Thank you all for your support!

The Practical Herbalist Team
Candace, Sue, and Patrick

Candace Hunter

Candace Hunter is a self-taught herbalist and artist who never, ever practices on guinea pigs in part because her family and friends are generally up to the job. She is co-author of The Practical Herbalist's Herbal Folio series and author of Herbalism for the Zombie Apocalypse. She edits The Practical Herbalist website and Practical Herbalist Press publications. She has also recently entered into the field of podcasting with reckless abandon. Listen to her on Real Herbalism Radio today, see her work at, or find her on Facebook at Candace Hunter Creations.

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