St. John's Wort
St. John's Wort (Hypericum Perforatum Clusiaceae) is full-spectrum, standardized potency containing guaranteed levels of 0.3% hypericin (the same potency that produced such excellent results in clinical studies) as well as pseudo-hypericin, and hyperforin, another important active that benefits people with depression and works synergistically with hypericin.
What does St. John's Wort do?
Studies show that people taking St. John's Wort have fewer feelings of sadness and hopelessness, and they sleep better, without the side effects common to antidepressant drugs. St. John's Wort is antibacterial and antiviral and ointments made with St. John's Wort have been used for centuries to treat burns, bites and other wounds. The antiviral activity is being studied as a treatment for HIV infection, and experimental studies show that hypericin and pseudo-hypericin exhibit strong antiviral activity against herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 and influenza virus types A and B.
Who should use St. John's Wort?
Applications for St. John's Wort include treatment of sleep disorders, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, bed-wetting, PMS, chronic tension headaches.
- Natural support for anxiety and depression;
- Helps relieve some PMS symptoms;
- Promotes a restful sleep;
- Has antiviral activity;
- Headache relief.
- Medicinal: St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) (aerial): 300 mg.
- Non-medicinal: Rice powder, gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), silica.