Product Name: St. John's wort powder extract
Latin Name: Hypericum perforatum L.
Specification: Hypericin 0.3
Hypericum perforatum is a shrubby plant with clusters of yellow
flowers that have oval, elongate petals. The plant gets its name
because it is often in full bloom around June 24, the day
traditionally celebrated as the birthday of John the Baptist. Both
the flowers and leaves are used for medicinal purposes.
Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort), once thought to rid the
body of evil spirits, has a history of medicinal use dating back to
ancient Greece, where it was used to treat a range of illnesses,
including various 'nervous conditions. Hypericum perforatum also
has antibacterial and antiviral properties and, because of its
anti-inflammatory properties, has been used to help heal wounds and
In recent years, there has been renewed interest in Hypericum
perforatum as a treatment for depression and there has been a great
deal of scientific research on this topic. Hypericum perforatum is
one of the most commonly purchased herbal products in Europe and
North America in recent years.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)