St. John's Wort flowers serve as green catalyst

St. John's Wort flowers serve as green catalyst

St. John's Wort flowers serve as green catalyst

Since ancient times, St. John’s Wort has been used as a medicinal herb covering a wide range of applications such as the treatment of burns, skin injuries, neuralgia, fibrosis, sciatica and depression. Due to its high medicinal potential, the plant known in technical terminology as Hypericum perforatum even became “Medicinal Plant of the Year” in 2015. Now, scientists at TU Dresden have shown that there is much more to the herb than its healing properties.
St. John's Wort flowers serve as green catalyst