Hypericum perforatum extract
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- Saint John's wort extract
- hyperforin perforatum extract
- John's wort extract
- Hypericin Hyperoside
Name: Saint John's wort extract
Functional ingredient: Hypericin
Appearance: Fine powder
Particle size: 80 mesh
Heavy metal: <20ppm
Hypericum perforatum extract - Brief Introduction:Plant Extract, Botanical Extract, Herbal Extract, Natural Antioxidant
St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) is one of the most commonly used herbs in the United States. It is a shrubby perennial plant with bright yellow flowers. St. John's wort was named because the flowers were said to bloom for the first time around June 24, the birthday of St. John the Baptist. The word "wort" means "plant" in Old English.
There is debate about the active ingredient in St. John's wort. St. John's wort extracts are often standardized to hypericin, which led to the widespread belief that hypericin is the sole active compound. Another constituent called hyperforin has also been found to have antidepressant effects. A growing number of experts consider hyperforin to be the primary antidepressant compound.
Hypericum perforatum extract - Function:Plant Extract, Botanical Extract, Herbal Extract, Natural Antioxidant
- A major constituent chemical, hyperforin, may be useful for treatment of alcoholism. Hyperforin has also displayed antibacterial properties against Gram-positive bacteria.
- St. John's wort can be used for chest tightness, urgency, diarrhea, depression, diarrhea, coughing up blood or other hemorrhage.
- St. John’s wort is most commonly used for depression and conditions that sometimes go along with depression such as anxiety, tiredness, loss of appetite and trouble sleeping. There is some strong scientific evidence that it is effective for mild to moderate depression.
- The most common dose used in studies has been 300 mg, three times a day as a standardized extract.