What is St. John wart used for?
St. John’s wart is a herbal supplement prescribed for the treatment of depression and mood disorders. its botanical name is Hypericum perforatum. St.John wart can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.
What is the composition of St. John’s wart?
St. John wart contains many active substances which include Hypericin and Hyperforin, which are thought to affect mood.
What are the benefits of taking St. John’s wart?
• It reduces symptoms of depression
• It reduces menopausal symptoms
• It assists with wound healing (when applied to the skin as a lotion)
How does St. John’s wart work?
it works by keeping the brain from using up neurotransmitters like Serotonin, Dopamine, GABA, and Norepinephrine. As a result, the neurotransmitters become more effectively used in the brain which then has an antidepressant and overall feel-good effect on the brain.
What is St. John wart Dosage?
The usual dose of St. John wart for mild depression and mood disorders is 300 mg, to be taken 3 times per day, with meals.
What are the common side effects of St. Jonh wart?
Common side effects include;
• Trouble sleeping,
• Vivid dreams,
• Stomach upset,
• Dry mouth,
• Skin rash,
Is St. John wart suitable for Pregnant and Breastfeeding women?
Do not take St. John’s wart if you are pregnant or breastfeeding a child.
Where can I buy St. John wart in Nigeria?
You can purchase St. John wart at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online store.