- Supports the nervous system.
- Supports occasional stress.
- Balances the emotions.
- Improves feelings of well-being.
How It Works:
St. John’s Wort is an important herb for the nervous system. It has long been popular for supporting this system. Numerous studies show that one of these, hypericin, appears to act by elevating mood and acting as a mild calmative. Recent scientific studies have shown that another constituent, hyperforin, may have more powerful mood-enhancing, spirit-lifting properties. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study published in 1998 showed that patients who received the highest amounts of hyperforin-containing St. John’s Wort scored highest on the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression. (A high score on the rating scale indicates lower levels of depression.)Time-Release St. John’s Wort contains the finest raw St. John’s wort herb, standardized to contain 0.3% hypericin in a base of 450 mg St. John’s wort extract powder.
St. John’s wort aerial parts extract.
Take 1 tablet in the morning and 1 in the evening with water for all-day, all-night support.
CAUTION:While taking this product, avoid exposure to strong sunshine and tanning rays or tanning salons. It is advisable to wear sunglasses when being exposed to strong sunlight conditions. Consult your health care provider before using this product if you are taking prescription antidepressant drugs, including SSRIs and MAOIs. Not recommended for use by pregnant or lactating women. Keep out of the reach of children.
ST JOHN’S WORT CONCENTRATE
TIME RELEASE (60)
Stock No: 653-1
Quantity: 60 Tablets
Amount: 450 mg
St. John’s wort contains hypericin and is included in some NSP combinations
for its soothing, anti-depressant properties.
It is also beneficial for the respiratory and immune systems. Both of which
are damaged by smoking.
It is often used to help improve the irritable, stressed disposition of individuals
trying to break their addiction to tobacco and alcohol.
NSP offers Lobelia/St. John’s Wort for smokers and Kudzu/St.John’s Wort for
St. John’s Wort may cause photosensitization so be cautious of over exposure
to sunshine. Studies have shown a St. John’s Wort extract called “L1 160” to
be beneficial in many cases of mild to moderate depression with fewer side effects
than popular tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine.
It may work by “blocking postsynaptic receptor sites for serotonin.” This effect
would raise scrotonin levels.
The most recent study using this herb involved 900 mg of a .3% hypercin content
per day for at least four weeks.
The range for dosage varies from 300 to 900 mg per day depending on weight and
Divide your dose in half and take it with meals to avoid any stomach upset.
Do not stop taking prescription antidepressants without your doctor’s approval.
Take one tablet in the morning and one in the evening with water for all-day,
Amount Per Tablet:
St. John’s Wort Herb (Hypericum perforatum) 450 mg*, standardized to
0.3% hypericin; also contains hyperforin.
*Daily Value not established.
Cellulose (plant fiber), dicalcium phosphate, stearic acid (vegetable), and
magnesium stearate (vegetable).
Caution: Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight while taking this
If you are pregnant, lactating, or taking any prescription
medications, consult your health care provider before taking this
- Supports Emotional Balance and Feeling of Well-Being
- Helps Maintain Positive Outlook and Healthy Motivation
St. John’s Wort helps support a person’s emotional state in response to the
stresses of everyday life. Studies show the ingredient called hyperforin is
the key to effectiveness and mood enhancing effects.