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 pseudohypericin exhibit strong antiviral activity against herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 and influenza virus types A and B.
Other applications for St. John's wort include treatment of sleep disorders, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, bed-wetting, PMS, chronic tension headaches.
|Each capsule contains:|
|St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) (aerial)||300 mg|
|Standardized to contain 0.3% hypericin (900 mcg per capsule)|
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Rice powder, gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water), vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant), silica.
Dosage: 1 capsule 2-3 times per day preferably with meals, or as directed by a health professional.