St. John’s wort

Scientific Name

Hypericum perforatum


Overview

St. John’s wort acts as an antidepressant, an antiviral and antibacterial remedy.  It is known to be effective to treat for depression and should not be used in high doses.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs