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Hypericum

/Hy·per·i·cum/ (hi-per´ĭ-kum) a genus of herbs, including several types of St. John's wort.
Hypericum perfora´tum  the species of St. John's wort whose above-ground parts are used medicinally.

Hypericum perforatum

Herbal medicine
Popularly known as Saint John’s wort, see there.

Homeopathy
A homeopathic remedy (referred to simply as Hypericum) used for neuralgias or injuries affecting a nerve-rich body region (e.g., the fingers or lips). It is also used to treat asthma, back pain, crush injuries, puncture wounds and toothache.

Hypericum

a genus of the Clusiaceae (syn. Guttiferae) family of plants; contain the photosensitizing agent hypericin causing primary photosensitive dermatitis; includes H. aethiopicum, H. lanceolatum, H. leucoptychodes, H. perforatum (amber, goat weed, St. Johns wort, Klamath weed), H. revolutum (forest primrose), H. triquetrifolium (curled-leaved St. Johns wort).
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The whole plant of Hypericum oblongifolium (10 Kg) was collected from Swat, Malakand, in April 2013 by Dr.
Species of the genus Hypericum (Hypericaceae) have been traditionally used in different parts of the world as antiseptic, diuretic, stomachic, wound healing and antimicrobial agents (von Poser et al.
Evidence based naturopathic literature review: Hypericum perforatum.
05) change urine pH (Yantak, Hypericum perforatum L, Helichrysum archarium Samarkand L.
Studies used daily doses of hypericum extract between 240 mg and 1,800 mg (mostly 500-1,200 mg).
The results "imply that an attempt of treating mild to moderate major depression with one of the hypericum preparations positively tested in clinical trials is clearly justified," the authors said, adding that differences in the findings from different countries "make clear-cut recommendations difficult.
A multidisciplinary research team will study Hypericum (St.
And the Ritz-Carlton grand ballroom was the perfect setting for all that swirling and swooping, resembling a French Impressionist painting with its blue hydrangeas, red hypericum berries and ivory and red roses from Beneva Florists spilling over the tables.
A group of 101 German patients whose Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D) scores exceeded 22 points were randomized to receive standardized hypericum extract WS 5570 (Dr.
Este nuevo producto es el primer medicamento con dos ingredientes naturales: Pasiflora incarnata e Hypericum perforatum (Hierba de San Juan), con probada eficacia, para quien padece depresion leve, le devuelve el impulso y la motivacion para vivir.