Over 2000 Posts Kristy Posted April 15, 2002 Over 2000 Posts Report Share Posted April 15, 2002 Herb found ineffective for moderate depression NEW YORK, Apr 09 (Reuters Health) - Although promoted as an alternative therapy for depression, the herbal supplement St. John's wort appears ineffective for people with moderate clinical depression, findings from a US study suggest. Read the rest of the story here: http://www.reutershealth.com/archive....08.html Effect of Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) in Major Depressive Disorder A Randomized Controlled Trial Hypericum Depression Trial Study Group Context Extracts of Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort) are widely used for the treatment of depression of varying severity. Their efficacy in major depressive disorder, however, has not been conclusively demonstrated. Objective To test the efficacy and safety of a well-characterized H perforatum extract (LI-160) in major depressive disorder. Read the entire study here: http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v287n14/rfull/joc11936.html Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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