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St Johns Wort - 30ml Extract

Regular price R 100.00 ZAR
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Disclaimer

The statements throughout this site have not been approved by SAPRA to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Individual results may vary. Seek the advice of a trusted health care professional for your specific health concerns. If you have a medical condition or are pregnant please consult your primary health care provider before use.

When it comes to a herbal ally for treating anxiety and depression there are few who have the same reputation as St John's Wort. It inhibits the reuptake of 5-hydroxytryptamine which has an interaction with serotonin levels, this is why it has similar actions as some depression medications. 

  1. Aids managing and treating anxiety and mild-medium depression
  2. Seasonal affective disorder
  3. PMS and Menopause related mood disorders
  4. Anti-viral
  5. Skin health

Long Description

St John's Wort owes its name to the time which the yellow flowers bloom in the Northern hemisphere - being around the summer solstice and St John's day (which is on the 24th of June). Its’ history of use dates back to a famous Roman military doctor named Paracelsus, who used it as early as the 1st century AD, however it was additionally used as a magical potion in the middle ages for protection against evil diseases, demons and dark entities. Prior to its use in the roman military it was used for many reasons as a tonic medicine, however in contemporary and modern times the main focus rests in its use as an antidepressant and anti-anxiety medicine.  Through its interaction with our neurotransmitters, primarily serotonin it has shown phenomenal results in decreasing levels of anxiety and depression. It is additionally a great antiviral medication and shows results in treating eczema and inflamed skin conditions.


Please note that if you are experiencing anxiety or depression, please consult a trusted counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist to ensure that you can thrive and live in wellbeing. 

 

Dosage

10 drops 1-3 x per day 

Check interactions with medication such as hormonal birth control, antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, benzodiazepines, cyclosporin, warfarin, proton pump inhibitors, voriconazole, statins, opioids, calcium channel blockers and antiepileptic medications. 



Ingredients

Hypericum perforatum 15000mg, rain water, 99% laboratory grade ethanol