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Nutrition and Health Info Sheet: St. John's Wort

  • Author(s): Digitale, Erin
  • Hathaway, Cristy
  • Heneman, Karrie
  • Zidenberg-Cherr, Sheri
  • et al.

St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum), a dietary supplement, is sometimes used as an antidepressant in alternative medicine. Learn more about its safe use, with particular attention to its interactions with other medicines.

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