St. John's Wort

About St. John's Wort (Supplement)

St. John's wort, hypericum perforatum, is generally is used for depression, seasonal affective disorder, and anxiety. Products currently are standardized based on hypericin content, although the hyperforin and bioflavonoid contents are also believed responsible for activity.

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expastrychef's St. John's Wort History (Stopped)
300 mg Daily Aug 15 - Oct 01, 2009
Stopped Did not seem to work, Doctor's advice, Other, and Personal research Oct 1, 2009

expastrychef's St. John's Wort is for…

  • Depressed mood
  • Flu like symptoms

expastrychef has not reported any side effects for St. John's Wort.


Oct 1, 2009

300 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for flu like symptoms)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips
I was concerned about interactions with other drugs. I probably was not taking enough but did not think it warranted the risks.
< $25 monthly