St. John's Wort has been extensively studied and shown to be as effective as standard depression supporter, and have fewer side effects than standard antidepressive drugs. St. John's Wort is effective in the support for mild to moderate depression which usually relates to a life event, as has been shown in numerous studies. It is quickly becoming the number one product for depression in Germany. As with conventional anti-depressants, therapeutic effects are not to be expected before 2-3 weeks of therapy.
St. John's Wort has historically been a commmonly used botanical for wound support, because of its anti-microbial activity. It also has a history of use for the support of a wide variety of neurological complaints, including anxiety, insomnia due to restlessness, irritability, neuralgia, neuroses, migraine headaches, fibrosit is, dyspepsia, and sciatica. Recent studies have shown that it could have a potent anti-viral effect against enveloped viruses. St. John's Wort contains essential oils, glycosides, hypericin, pseudohypericin, resins, rutin and other flavanoids, and tannins.
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Stir 1/4 of a teaspoon into a glass of water and consume 3 times daily, with meals.
May increase sun sensitivity, especially in fair skinned individuals.
Seek professional medical advise prior to taking this product, if you are taking any of the following medications, MAO-inhibiting anti-depressants, anti-coagulants, oral contraceptives, anti-epilepsy drugs, antiretroviral drugs (protease inhibitors) or immunosupressants.
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