|St. John's Wort Extract 0.3% Hypericin|
300 mg and 450 mg tablets, 300 mg capsules
A daily intake of St. John's wort herb, standardized to 2.7 mg of hypericin,
may support a positive outlook and mood.
St. John's Wort is far from new - it has an impressive history of use in traditional
cultures. But its use in supporting a positive mental outlook is gaining newfound
acceptance. And today, science has given us the tools to offer a St. John's
Wort product that is standardized to contain an optimal amount of its key constituent,
St. John's Wort - A Popular Choice
The use of St. John's Wort, or Hypericum perforatum, has become especially widespread
in Germany, where consumers have turned to this exceptional botanical in large
numbers. In 1994 alone, almost 66 million daily doses of standardized St. John's
Wort extract (hypericum) were dispensed in Germany. Among the reported benefits
of St. John's Wort are moodbrightening, relaxation, alertness, and a sense of
overall well-being. In addition to support for the nervous system, St. John's
Wort is believed to support the body's natural defenses.
The Beneficial Constituents of St. John's Wort
The specific beneficial constituents of the St. John's Wort plant are believed
to be the naphthodianthrones, especially hypericin and pseudohypericin, and
a wide variety of flavonoids.
Source Naturals St. John's Wort is standardized to consistently yield 0.3% hypericin.
Two tablets, the suggested usage, contain 900 mg of St. John's Wort extract,
yielding 2.7 mg hypericin. This is the optimal amount found in most studies
to support a positive outlook and overall sense of well-being. For best results,
St. John's Wort should be taken for at least 4-6 weeks.
Traditional Uses of St. John's Wort
St. John's Wort, a stalky perennial with golden yellow flowers, is native to
Europe but now found throughout NorthAmerica. Its petals are peppered with translucent
black dots, which will turn your fingers red if you rub them; it is this red
pigment that is believed to contain most of the beneficial constituents. St.
John's Wort is named for its deep red pigment, which was believed to represent
the blood of John the Baptist.
St. John's Wort, or Hypericum perforatum, has been valued by diverse cultures
as far back as the Middle Ages for its ability to support a positive outlook
and a sense of well-being. Now modern consumers are experiencing the same benefits
from this renowned herb.
Supplement Facts for 450 mg
Serving Size: 1 tablet
St. John's Wort Extract 450 mg
Standardized Extract 0.3%
Yielding 1.35 mg Hypericin
Other Ingredients: Dibasic calcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic
acid, modified cellulose gum, colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate.
Warning: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are taking antidepressant
drugs such as MAOI's or SSRI's, consult your physician before using this product.
NOTE: Natural plant variations may affect tablet color.
Suggested Use: One St. John's Wort tablet twice daily. To obtain the
best results, use this product for at least 6 weeks.
Source Naturals St. John's Wort is suitable for HYPOALLERGENIC: contains no
yeast, dairy, egg, gluten, corn, soy or wheat. Contains no salt, preservatives,
or artificial color, flavor or fragrance.