All Natural Does Not Mean Risk Free!

Use of St. John’s Wort to treat depression has skyrocketed over the last year, increasing by more than 2000%. St. John’s Wort has become a multi-billion dollar industry.

A major study released in January 2000 found that St. John’s Wort can have dangerous interactions with other medications often used by people taking it. Even though it is a gentle alternative, be sure that your doctor understands all of the medicines AND SUPPLEMENTS you are taking.

 

Published on: January 05, 2000
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