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St John's wort

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  1. St John's wortnoun

    any of numerous plants of the genus Hypericum having yellow flowers and transparently dotted leaves; traditionally gathered on St John's eve to ward off evil

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  1. St John's wort

    St John's wort is the plant species Hypericum perforatum, and is also known as Tipton's weed, rosin rose, goatweed, chase-devil, or Klamath weed. With qualifiers, St John's wort is used to refer to any species of the genus Hypericum. Therefore, H. perforatum is sometimes called common St John's wort or perforate St John's wort to differentiate it. The species of Hypericum are classified in the Hypericaceae family, having previously been classified as Guttiferae or Clusiaceae. Approximately 370 species of the genus Hypericum exist worldwide with a native geographical distribution including temperate and subtropical regions of North America, Europe, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, India, China and Brazil. St John's wort is widely known as a herbal medicine for treating depression.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of St John's wort in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of St John's wort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    The protein helps to keep the blood sugar stable so it does n’t crash and wake you up -- and then there’s herbs like St. John's Wort, passionflower and Melissa Officinalis that all help to soothe the nervous system.

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  • نبتة سانت جونArabic

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