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Hypericum perforatum

Hypericum-perforatum

Characteristics of the plant Hypericum perforatum

The common name “St John’s wort” comes from its traditional flowering and harvesting on St John’s Day, 24 June. Perforate St John’s wort is a herbaceous perennial plant with creeping rhizomes. Its stems are erect, branched in the upper section, and can grow to 1 m high. It has opposite, stalk-less, narrow, oblong leaves that are 1–2 cm long, yellow-green in color, with scattered translucent dots of glandular tissue. The flowers are colored bright yellow with conspicuous black dots. The herb flowers between late spring and early to mid-summer. Hypericum perforatum is native to parts of Europe and Asia but has spread worldwide as a cosmopolitan invasive weed, including to temperate regions of India, China, Canada, Africa, and the United States.
Except for Hypericin, this herb also contains Tannins and Flavonoids: Quercetin, quercitrin.

Definition: Product from above-the-earth parts of Hypericum perforatum (St John’s wort).

Characteristics: Dark brown amorphous powder, with specific odour.

Content of active substances:
Hypericin, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 0.3

Control: The qualitative indices of the product are controlled in accordance with the company documentation, where assay methods and their validity concerning linearity and repetition are included.

Storage: Store in dry and cool places, away from direct sunlight.

Shelf life: 3 (three) years from the date of production.

Application: Extracts of this botanical are used alone or in combination with other plant extracts in production of food additives.

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. 

 


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