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St John's Wort
the Sunshine Herb
St John's Wort is a a perennial plant that blooms from June to September. Hypercin, one of the active pigments in St. John’s Wort has the ability to naturally support our brain’s serotonin production. As a result, it may be beneficial in providing the balance needed to maintain a positive mood naturally.
St John's Wort (hypericum), named after John the Baptist, was believed to banish evil spirits and was a traditional cure for depression. Today, St John's Wort has been the subject of extensive medical research which has validated its efficacy as a natural anti-depressant.
Mood & St John's Wort: In Germany, doctors prescribe St John's Wort for depression and throughout Europe, St John's Wort has become the first option herbal remedy for many people with mild to moderate depression. It is helpful in alleviating feelings of helplessness and hopelessness which characterises depression, as well as anxiety and irritablity, whilst increasing self esteem.
St. John's Wort is an effective herbal medicine for a range of mood disturbances, including
mild to moderate depression
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)*
anxiety and sleeplessness
*Seasonal Affective Disorder is evident in the winter months, when daylight hours are reduced. It manifests as feelings of lethargy and lowered mood state, coupled with increased appetite and sleep
Note: Allow 3-4 weeks for St John's Wort to take full effect
Note: St John's Wort preparations have reported certain interactions with some prescribed medicines. Please consult your doctor before taking this supplement, if you are on any medication.
St John's Wort may have a photosensitizing reactions in strong sunlight or sunbeds