Botanical name: Hypericum perforatumis
Arnica of the nerves
St. John's wort therapeutic uses were first recorded in ancient Greece.
The medicinal parts are the fresh buds and flowers separated from the inflorescences. The biologically active constituents may include hyperforin and adhyperforin (phloroglucinols), hypericin and pseudohypericin (naphthodianthrones), flavonoids, xanthones, oligomeric procyanidins, and amino acids.
St John's Wort has been used to help support mood and mental well-being.
The description presented in the nutrients glossary is for informational purposes only. It is based on widely available scientific and / or traditional references. Levels vary by product. The ingredient in the product is not intended to prevent, treat, cure or alleviate the medical symptoms described.