St John’s Wort

St John’s Wort – Hypericum perforatum. The most common use of St John’s Wort is in the treatment of depression. Recent research suggests that St John’s Wort exerts an inhibiting effect on serotonin re-uptake. St John’s Wort has also been shown to possess anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties.

primary active(s): hypericin

contraindications: Not recommended during pregnancy. Regular use may increase sensitivity to sunlight in some individuals. Should not be taken with tyramine- containing foods such as mature cheeses, preserved meats, yeast extract and wine.

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