Saint John's wort (Hypericum perforatum)

Mounting Evidence Supports St. John's Wort

The article presents information on the findings of a study of 29 double-blind studies involving nearly 5,500 patients suffering from depression. The study found that St. John's wort provides ben...

Kava and St. John's Wort: Current Evidence for Use in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Background: Mood and anxiety disorders pose significant health burdens on the community. Kava and St. John's wort (SJW) are the most commonly used herbal medicines in the treatment of anxiety and...

What's the secret of St. John's wort?

The Buzz: A new brand of St. John's wort (SJW) from Pharmaton Natural Health Products boasts that Movana "balances emotions" and "maintains healthy motivation and self-esteem." Movana is positioned as different from other SJW products because it is rich in hyperforin.

Determination of Major Constituents in St. John's Wort Under Different Extraction Conditions

Different extraction procedures have been evaluated to quantify the major constituents (hypericins, hyperforins and flavonoids) of H. perforatum drug samples. The total amount of hypericins has b...

St. John's wort Reduces Efficacy of Anticancer Drug Gleevec

This article focuses on a study conducted by researchers on effects of St John's wort on imatinib mesylate pharmacokinetics. Imatinib is metabolized by the cytochrome CYP 3A4 enzyme system. Drugs...

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