ST. JOHN'S WORT
St. John's Wort has been called Nature's "Prozac".
It contains hypericin,
a natural mood-booster that also has germicidal and anti-inflammatory
properties. It has been used to treat depression, anxiety, nervous disorders, and eating
disorders. It may help control viral infections, such as staph, HPV and HIV viral
strains. It is beleived to reduce and control tumor
growths. St. John's Wort is effective in treating insomnia and
"mental burnout" conditions, such as chronic fatigue syndrome.
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