Saint John's wort (Hypericum perforatum)

St. John's Wort Extract Shown as Effective as and Safer than Paxil

This article reports on a study which found that Saint John's wort extract was as effective as and safer than Paxil. Saint John's wort (SJW) is a traditionally used herbal remedy for melancholy a...

St. John's Wort: The Sunshine Herb

Focuses on the effectiveness of Saint John's wort against depression. Questions on the herb works; Seasonal changes in the level of active constituents present in Saint John's wort; Recommended ...

St. John's Wort Effective as an Antidepressant

Presents the results of a study that tested the effectiveness of the herb, Saint John's wort as an antidepressant. Dosage of Paxil and St. John's wort given to participants of the study; Treatme...

Solstice, St. John's Wort & Depression

This article presents a reprint of the paper "Solstice, St. John's Wort & Depression," by Thomas Cowan published in the electronic newsletter "Fourfold Path To Healing Newsletter". Saint John's w...

St. John's Wort for Depression

Despite lingering questions about its long-term efficacy and side effects, St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a popular over-the-counter herbal treatment for depression. An estimated 17% of Americans have used products containing St. John's wort. It ranks second, behind ginkgo, among top-selling herbal preparations in the United States.

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