Certainly not your typical plant found in any natural’s list on grocery day, this shrubby plant with clusters of yellow flowers and elongated petals is a potent natural remedy.
Both the flowers and the leaves are used for medicinal purposes and it is believed to be native to Europe, Africa, Asia and the western US. It has antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties and used extensively in modern-day medicine for depression and although it has been used as a medicine dating back to Ancient Greece.
Despite it’s usage for depression, through recent studies on hair science, St. John’s Wort extract was found to be effective in activating the proliferation of hair matrix cells and promoting hair growth. This is still very new and studies are still being conducted but with all the other benefits of this amazing plant it makes sense to add it to your hair growth arsenal.
Originally posted 2014-10-28 15:00:42.