January 19, 2016 People & Plants


Hypericum perforatum

The Tutsan is a multi-year plant and can rise up to 100 centimeters. It is grown at forest slopes, riverside, in gardens and water meadows, open and sunny areas as well as stony slopes at altitude of 600 – 3000 meters above sea level.

It is one of the ancient medical plants. Normally flowers, leaves and twigs are used in medicine. They are collected at the period of flower blossoming.

It is made a tea from dry stable and leaves and used as a tonic beverage (at heart and vein related diseases)and styptic (at uterus bleeding).

Traditional healers use tutsan for treatment of gastric and intestine ulcer, TB, rheumatism, cardiac failure, kidney, liver, urinary bladder, piles, women’s diseases, skin diseases, etc. According to the results of studies, tutsan kills bacteria and microbes causing diseases, eliminate inflammation of body organs.