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St. Johnswort, Hypericum perforatum

Family:

Hypericaceae

Found in:

Medicinal Garden

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By Isidre blanc [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Medicinal Garden information:

May be effective in treating depression.

St. John’s wort extracts are used effectively for depression. Hyperforin and adhyperforin, constituents found in St. John’s wort, appear to modulate the effects of serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine.

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Can improve sleep, quality of life and psychological symptoms in menopausal women

Can significantly reduces menopausal symptoms in women who have pronounced psychological symptoms; The main constituents, hyperforin and hypericin, appear to modulate the effects of serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine.

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