St. John's Wort
St. John's wort has been used in various cultures
for hundreds of years to treat a variety of ailments.
Today, St. John's wort is best known for its use in
the treatment of mild to moderate depression.
St. John's wort contains a natural compound known
as hypericin that helps soothe and calm the nerves. It
also reduces anxiety, balances the nervous system and
The positive effects that St. John's wort has
on the nervous system are beneficial for treating
a variety of symptoms caused by menopause such as
irritability, hypertension, hysteria and depression.
St. John's wort is also helpful in
reducing pain caused by menstrual cramps,
muscle spasms and gastric ulcers.
It also contains expectorant properties
that loosen phlegm lodged in the lungs, relieving
respiratory problems including bronchitis
Further more, St. John's wort's provides antibacterial
and antiviral properties that are beneficial for
treating a variety of skin problems such as bruises,
irritations and wounds.