All Articles Tagged With: "St. John’s Wort"


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FDA Petitioned to Warn About Problems with St John’s Wort Side Effects

A non-profit watchdog group says consumers should be warned that side effects of St. John’s wort could interfere with other drugs, including antidepressants, birth control and blood thinners. 

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No Benefit Seen in St. John’s Wort for Treatment of IBS: Study

The results of a new study indicate that St. John’s wort, an herbal remedy often used to treat depression, does not have the same beneficial effects on the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as other antidepressants.

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St. John’s Wort Use Linked to Cataracts: Study

According to new research, use of the herbal remedy St. John’s wort, which is commonly used as a natural treatment for depression, has been associated with the development of cataracts in humans.