Hypericum perforatum


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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.
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Hypericum perforatum

Popularly, St John's wort, see there.
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Hypericum perforatum

(hi-per'i-kum per-fo-ra'-tum) [L., perforated Saint John’s wort]
The scientific name for Saint John’s wort.
See: Saint John's wort for illus
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John's wort (Hypericum perforatum L.) induces growth inhibition and apoptosis in human malignant cells in vitro.
Fairbank et al., "Effect of Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort) in major depressive disorder--a randomized controlled trial," The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol.
Caniato, "Study of dynamic accumulation of secondary metabolites in three subspecies of Hypericum perforatum," Fitoterapia, vol.
Exclusion criteria included (a) having suicidal tendencies; (b) the presence of serious heart, liver, or kidney dysfunction or any disease of the endocrine system; (c) had a history of epilepsy; (d) had a history of psychoactive substance dependence (including alcohol); (e) had depression induced by other mental or physical conditions; (f) had a bipolar disorder; (g) were unfit for rTMS treatment; (h) were allergic to hypericum perforatum or acanthopanax; (i) had abnormal EKG or laboratory test results; (j) had a history of poor medication compliance; or (k) had received electroconvulsive therapy in the month prior to enrollment.
Maimoona, "A review of the antibacterial activity of Hypericum perforatum L.," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
We here demonstrated the capability of Hypericum perforatum, popularly called St.
Group 2--diuretics of moderate effect increase of diuresis by 25-50% from initial volume-included extracts from Maydis stigmatum, Glycirrhiza glabra L., Hypericum perforatum L., Achillea millefolium L.
Group 2--diuretics of moderate effect increase of diuresis by 25-50% from initial volume --included extracts from Maydis stigmatum, Glycirrhiza glabra L., Hypericum perforatum L., Achillea millefolium L.