Native to Europe, St. John's Wort is an herbaceous perennial that grows wild along roadsides and in disturbed meadows, it has naturalized in temperate climates around the globe. It has bright yellow flowers that are reminiscent of the sun and are traditionally harvested in the peak of summer between June and August. It has a long history of use in traditional Western herbal practices. In some countries, they have identified St. John's wort as an invasive species and noxious weed.
Try and enjoy this St. John's Wort tea.
- 2 tsp dried St. John's wort
- Honey to taste
- Add the St. John's wort to a tea infuser and place in a cup. Pour 150ml of boiling water over it and let steep for 10 minutes. Remove the tea infuser, sweeten to taste with honey and serve.