St Johns Wort
A sweet, warming herb rich in calming and healing volatile oils. St. John’s wort helps the liver process complex toxins. It works to regulate stomach acid levels, restoring balance in cases of hyperacidity and hypoacidity. St. John’s Wort has a strong influence on the nervous system, including the enteric (gut-centered) nervous system. It is useful for anxiety, tension, depression, and nervous digestive ailments. It has a long history of use as a first aid remedy, especially for injuries to nerves. For this purpose, it is often made into an infused oil and applied topically. St. John’s wort is also an excellent anti-viral, and is particularly effective, alone or with lemon balm, against all forms of herpes virus.
*Like many herbs, St. John’s wort may interact with psychiatric medication. People who use SSRI’s should avoid St. John’s wort, or take it for short periods under the guidance of a qualified practitioner. May be contraindicated during pregnancy. This is not a complete list of all possible contraindications*
THS recommends that you consult with a qualified healthcare professional before using herbal products, particularly if you take other medications, or if you are nursing, pregnant, or expecting to become pregnant.
This information is for education purposes, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration