Hypericum perforatum L. (Hypericaceae) (previously classified under the Clusiaceae) (common St. John’s Wort, HYPE) has a century’s old reputation for its medicinal uses and is best known as a treatment for mild to moderate depression. 899 more words
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What is St John’s Wort?
Extracts of Hypericum perforatum L. (St John’s wort) are now successfully competing for status as a standard antidepressant therapy. Because of this, great effort has been devoted to identifying the active antidepressant compounds in the extract. 513 more words