St. John's Wort Tincture
Guaranteed Mother Tincture
For temporary depression, controlling stress and getting over the blues and has also been used to treat chronic fatigue syndrome, anxiety, mood swings associated with menopause and PMS and it is considered a mild sedative for treatment of insomnia (may increase the time spent in deep sleep by helping to produce melatonin, a sleep-regulating hormone.)
Nerve pain, improve the long-term nerve damage caused by uncontrolled diabetes, help the median nerve in the wrist facilitated pain relief in some carpal tunnel syndrome tests.
Easing the vocal pain and laryngitis associated with fibromyalgia. It is also said to relieve tension headaches, because of the herbs ability to relax blood vessels and increase blood circulation. It may be helpful for relief of those headaches that accompany hay fever.
Calming effect on the digestive system and is thought to be effective in the treatment of Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome and a variety of digestive ailments.
Contraindications: There are many warnings associated with the use of St. John's Wort, as it may have potentially dangerous interactions with prescription drugs, and one should always consult a physician when taking prescription medication of any sort before using this herb.
Pregnant women should avoid this product.
Some people may experience stomach upset, restlessness, mild allergic reactions or fatigue when using this herb.
Although it is called nature's Prozac, it should not be taken by those who have chronic or clinical depression and should never be used with prescription anti-depressants or any medication that interacts with MAO inhibitors.
Those who take anticoagulants, oral contraceptives, sedatives, antidepressants, anti-seizure medications, high blood pressure medication (with ACE) inhibitors, drugs to treat HIV or drugs to prevent transplant rejection should not oversedation's Wort.
Do not take St. John's Wort if you are planning to undergo any type of surgical procedure. Aside from its blood-thinning properties, the herb can intensify the effects of anesthesia, resulting in over sedation.
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