Who should use St. John’s Wort?

St. John's Wort is used to treat mild to moderate depression in adults. It is also used to treat other conditions in adults, such as anxiety, sleep disorders, and infection. St. John's Wort has additionally been topically utilized in adults to treat muscle pain, inflammation and wounds of the skin, and burns.

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What are the warnings for St. John's wort?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
There are several warnings for St. John's wort:Do not use St. John's wort externally (on your skin...
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What is the best way to take St. John’s Wort?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
The best way to take St. John's Wort depends on the reason it is being used. For example, an ora...
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Are there any risks in taking the supplement St. John’s wort?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
St. John's wort is widely known as an herbal medicine for treating depression but, as with other sup...
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Can St. John's wort benefit people with heart conditions?
Dr. Pina LoGiudice, LAc, NDDr. Pina LoGiudice, LAc, ND
Known for its ability to stave off depression, it is not well known that the psychiatric-geared St. ...
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