St. john's wort
Botanical name / Scientific Name: Hypericum perforatum
Common Name: Saint John's wort
10:1, Hypericin 0.3%.
St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a flowering shrub native to Europe. It gets its name from the fact that it often blooms on the birthday of the biblical John the Baptist. The flowers and leaves of St. John's wort contain active ingredients such as Hypericin."
- St. John's wort is most commonly used for "the blues" or depression and symptoms that sometimes go along with moods such as nervousness, tiredness, poor appetite and trouble sleeping.
- St. John's wort is also used for symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes and mood changes.