St John's Wort
Studies indicate St John’s Wort may be effective as a treatment for mild to moderate depression, a tonic for the nervous system, and to alleviate nerve pain. It is also useful for promoting feelings of calm and well-being, alleviating anxiety and stress, and aiding disturbed sleep patterns.
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St John's Wort Info
St Johns wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a medicinal herb well known for its nervine tonic and antidepressant properties. The meaning of the Greek word hypericum is ‘greatest health’. Its reputation goes back to the time of Dioscorides and Hippocrates, who used St John’s wort to "combat the demons of melancholy". Modern research supports this reputation, with many trials showing it to be as effective as prescription anti-depressants but with fewer adverse side effects.
St John's Wort Benefits
St John’s wort is a proven safe treatment for depression and tonic for the nervous system, and a specific for nerve pain. It is also useful for promoting feelings of wellbeing and calm, alleviating anxiety and stress, and aiding disturbed sleep patterns.
St Johns wort is antiseptic, antiviral and antibacterial, and used traditionally to treat a broad range of infections including sore throats, chronic coughs, sinus infections, malaria and tuberculosis. It may benefit uterine cramping, PMS, peptic ulcers and gastrointestinal problems.
St John's wort may also be helpful in managing the symptoms of psoriasis, Parkinson's disease and chronic fatigue syndrome.
St John’s wort’s specific affinity for injuries to the nerves makes it a safe and effective treatment for painful deep wounds, burns and sunburn. Applied topically for bruises, herpes sores, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, sciatica, nerve pain, arthritis and rheumatism, St John’s wort may help alleviate symptoms and speed up healing.
St John's Wort Side Effects
Expensive but worth it
My wife suffered from mood depression, stress and anxiety from the past six years of earthquakes in ChCh . The health issues were severe and health professions have had difficulties trying to redress the problems. Since starting and using Clinical Strength St Johns Wort (as directed) the change for better has been dramatic. Not out of the woods yet, but a vast improvements on her wellbeing and enough for me to write this report and highly recommend it to others who may be suffering similar problems.
Been using for a few years now. Fantastic product moods definitely controlled.
Extremely effective and gentle
Over a period of many years with life's challenges, the latest the loss of my husband of nearly 50 cherished years and the ensuing threat of depression. Perika - Standardised St Johns Wort is a life saver.... gentle and effectively, with no fuzzy brain and zombie effects, it gently brings me back from the threat of depression - never do I want to go there again, or have the anti depressant medication and all that that entails. Not the cheapest - but certainly the most effective and HealthPost has a discount which always is welcome and super fast service.
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