Hypericum / St. John’s wort

Hypericum perforatum (L.), Hypericaceae

Active substance extract
CAS number  84082-80-4
Plant part aerial parts
China list yes
Conditions fresh or dried and crushed
Country of origin the Netherlands, others



Holland Biodiversity is the supplier of St. John’s wort plants, a natural skin care product.

  • fresh aerial parts
  • crushed and dried aerial parts

Hypericum perforatum, also known as St. John’s wort, is a plant from the Hypericaceae family. The extract of the plant is used as an active ingredient in many cosmetic and nutraceutical products. The plant is used in case of wounds, burns, bruises, bedsores, coccyx pain, nerve pains and sciatica. And St. John’s wort influences the body’s own substances in the brain that play a role in moods and emotions making it used to treat depressions.

Applications of the extract of St. John’s wort:

  • moisturising
  • anti microbial
  • skin conditioning
  • resistance
  • cold symptoms

We can find and produce the St. John’s wort with the highest yield of active compounds for you!

In the Netherlands we grow approximately 30,000 different varieties on a commercial scale. Different varieties of St. John’s wort are grown, each with its own unique ingredients. Let us know which substances you are looking for, and we will find the right variety with the highest levels of active substances. We have our own laboratory with the latest analytical equipment to help you find the most active plant extract for your product.

More information about our services, or get in touch via 0031 651 537699, info@hollandbiodiversity.com.

Additional information

Active substance


CAS number


Plant part

aerial parts

China list


Country of origin

the Netherlands


cosmetics, food ingredients