Saint John's wort (Hypericum perforatum)

St. John's Wort and Oral Contraceptives

The article reports on the interference of St. John's wort on oral contraceptives (OC) that could induce cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes resulting to reduced efficacy. Two reports are noted to show...

A Review of the Benefits, Adverse Events, Drug Interactions, and Safety of St. John's Wort

A Review of the Benefits, Adverse Events, Drug Interactions, and Safety of St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum): The Implications with Regard to the Regulation of Herbal Medicines

Editorial. Highlights the debate between the Irish Medicine Board (IMB) and the alternative health sector on the regulation and licensing of Saint John's wort and herbal medicines. Arguments set...

St. John's wort

The article provides information about Saint John's wort, a medicinal herb considered as the domain of the sun by the ancients. The author describes the herb and discusses its history and uses in...

Challenges and Opportunities for Herb Farmers the Case of St. John's Wort

Presents the speech by Marlin Hauffman, delivered before the American Herbal Product Association's St. John's wort conference in Anaheim, California in March 1998, concerning the commercial culti...

St. John's wort: NEW RESEARCH HOLDS GREAT PROMISE

The article discusses a study which examines the effectiveness of Saint John's wort in easing depressive symptoms. The study found that Saint John's wort is as effective as common antidepressants...

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