[St. John's Wort Efficacy] Natural heart nutrient, St. John's wort 3 effects

When you are depressed for no reason, St. John's Wort, a natural nutrient for the mind

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St. John's Wort Benefits
1. Improvement of symptoms of depression
2. Improvement of symptoms of seasonal affective disorder
3. Improvement of premenstrual syndrome
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Many of you must have experienced  the feeling of being depressed and helpless for no reason  . By any chance, didn't you just say, 'I'm not feeling well'  or 'Have you been under a lot of stress lately'  Then, pay attention to the natural heart nutrient St. John's Wort introduced today  
St. John's wort, also called  Hypericum perforatum or  goat grass  by its scientific name, is known to play a role in  increasing the concentration in the body  by preventing the reuptake of neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline  and inhibiting metabolism  . It contributes  to improving anxiety  , lethargy, and depression, and  is used pharmacologically in Europe and the United States.
1. Improvement of Depression Symptoms
St. John's wort has been known to have been used for  mental health by the Roman army since the early 1st century AD  . It is believed to have magical properties  that repel inner demons,  and in the Middle Ages, it was also called a 'magic potion' of the soul.
As it has been used with such a long tradition,  numerous studies and clinical trials have been conducted to evaluate its usefulness as an antidepressant  .  In 2008, the  results of a meta-research that comprehensively reviewed  existing papers  on St. John's wort extract were published. In this study, the results of reviewing  the major clinical studies  of St. John's wort extract  are reported as follows.
" St. John's wort extract tested in clinical trials is  a) superior to placebo in patients with major depression;  b) similarly effective as standard antidepressants;  C) fewer side effects than standard antidepressants "
Reference paper: Linde, K., Berner, MM, & Kriston, L. (2008). St John's wort for major depression. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2008(4)
2. Improvement of symptoms of seasonal affective disorder
Have you ever experienced a feeling of being depressed regularly in the fall or winter and getting  better in the spring and summer  These symptoms are  called  'Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)' and are sometimes classified into subgroups of depression based  on the severity of the symptoms  . 
In a paper published in the  Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology ,  a clinical study was conducted on the improvement of seasonal affective disorder  of St. John's wort extract, and the results were  reported as follows. 
" Our data suggest  that pharmacological treatment with St. John's wort extract may be an  effective management modality for seasonal affective disorder symptoms. "
Reference papers: Martinez, B., Kasper, S., Ruhrmann, S., & Möller, HJ (1994). Hypericum in the treatment of seasonal affective disorders. Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology, 7 Suppl 1, S29–S33.
3. Improvement of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is  a physical and emotional discomfort  that begins before the onset of menstruation  and  is characterized by irritability, anxiety, severe mood changes, and depression . It is known to occur  in  about 20-50% of women of childbearing age , and it can be said that it is one of the inconveniences that has become a daily routine for many women  . 
 
Following several research reports on the  improvement of depression  of St. John's wort extract  , in 2010, a clinical study on the improvement of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)  of St. John's wort extract was reported . 
" St. John's wort extract is more effective than placebo in the improvement of major physical and behavioral symptoms  associated with premenstrual syndrome (PMS)  . "
References: Canning, S., Waterman, M., Orsi, N., Ayres, J., Simpson, N., & Dye, L. (2010). The efficacy of Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) for the treatment of premenstrual syndrome. CNS drugs, 24(3), 207-225.

Above, we briefly looked  into the main functions of  St. John's Wort,  which has been verified by academia  . Please remember that just as you eat nutrients to  keep your body healthy, you need  to eat the right nutrients to keep your mind healthy  . 

 

I hope you have a healthy day in body and mind. More than that, it was Jinny.