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Wild flowers in the meadow

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Wild flowers in the meadow:

St. John's wort - bunches of flowers-Stars, which in bright sunlight seems almost white.
In fact, they are yellow:
St. John's wort

St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is an invasive plant with medicinal properties. This invasive plant is used to treat depression.
St. John's wort has long been used medicinally as an anti-inflammatory for strains, sprains, and contusions. It also has been used to treat muscular spasms, cramps, and tension that results in muscular spasms.
The plant, especially its tiny yellow flowers, is high in hypericin and other flavonoid compounds.
Bioflavonoids, in general, serve to reduce vascular fragility and inflammation. Since flavonoids improve venous-wall integrity, St. John's wort is useful in treating swollen veins. St. John's wort preparations may be ingested for internal bruising and inflammation or following a traumatic injury to the external muscles and skin.