Hyperichum perforatum is known in Tuscany as St. John's Wort. But the fact is, there are many other herbs that on the day of St. John, around the summer solstice, are used for rites and magical ceremonies. These herbs have many common features in different cultures. Paolo will introduce you to the "other herbs of St. John" and their traditional uses in medicine, ritual and ceremony. The emphasis will be on the plants of Tuscany and similar Mediterranean regions.