LifeTek St John's
Wort with Ginkgo Biloba
"Now I Just
Don't Give A Darn"
St. John's Wort
Wort has recently been receiving national recognition as a
natural antidepressant equal in results to the popular drug
known as Prozac, yet without the side effects associated with
drug antidepressants. Numerous animal and human clinical
trials have demonstrated the efficacy of St. John's Wort
extract in the treatment of depression.
St. John's Wort is now the leading anti-depressant, outselling
Prozac 20 to 1, and it's on the rise in other European
countries, too. In this country, it's even catching on in the
heart of the traditional American medical establishment --
Harvard Medical School. They found that in mild to moderate
depression, there was some evidence that St. John's would be a
St. John's Wort is a bushy perennial
numerous yellow flowers. It is native to many parts of the
world including Europe and the United States. It is a wild
growing plant in northern California, southern Oregon and
The plant has
been used as an herbal remedy since the Middle Ages. Many
believed it to have magical powers to protect one from evil.
Early Christian mystics named the plant after John the Baptist
and is traditionally collected on St. John's Day, June 25,
soaked in olive oil for days to produce a blood red anointing
oil known as the "blood of Christ."
It has a
2,400-year history of safe and effective usage in many folk
and herbal remedies. Historically used as a nerve tonic, St.
John's Wort is now widely used as a mild antidepressant. It is
a potent antiviral and antibacterial that is being
investigated as a treatment for AIDS.
Its action is
based on the ability of the active ingredient, hypericin to
inhibit the breakdown of neurotransmitters in the brain. The
herb also inhibits monoamine oxidase (MAO) and works as a
serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI); both are actions similar
to drugs prescribed for depression. In Germany, nearly half of
depression, anxiety, and sleep disorders are treated with
hypericin. St. John's Wort should not be taken with any other
antidepressants, it is not effective for severe depression,
and no one should stop taking any prescribed medications for
depression without proper medical care.
Writing in the
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, volume 34, 1992, Dr.
Jos Kleijnen showed that Ginkgo Biloba, an herb originally
used 2000 years ago in China for memory, definitely improved
brain function. Dr. Kleijnen reviewed the literature regarding
Ginkgo Biloba and found 8 well performed and executed research
from the leaves of the Ginkgo Biloba tree can stabilize and
even improve dementia for up to one year, according to a
report in The Journal of the American Medical Association.
Ginkgo Biloba extract is used to treat a range of cognitive
disorders. It has recently been approved in Germany for the
treatment of dementia.
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