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St. John’s Wort

New study on the effectiveness of St. John’s Wort

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:13+00:00 October 9th, 2008|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, Medication, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Across 29 studies, St. John's Wort was found to be more effective than placebo and just as effective as Prozac in treating mild to moderate depression. However, it should be noted that the researchers stated that some of the smaller German studies may have had "over-optimistic results". Keep in mind that in some countries, like Germany, [...]

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St John’s Wort not effective in treating ADHD

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:13+00:00 June 12th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Medication, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has found that St. John's Wort was not effective in treating childhood ADHD.  Participants in the study either received St. John's Wort or a placebo.  There was no decrease in ADHD behaviors in either group. I always ad a caveat that in the United States [...]

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