Sunday, May 19, 2013

Depression treatment


St. John's wort: as effective as antidepressants?

St. John's wort: plant long used in Europe to treat depression! It will be effective for the treatment of depression in mild to moderate severity, according to a new German study, which analyzed 29 published a study on this topic.
St. John's wort: as effective as antidepressants "Overall, we found that extracts from the plant effectiveness St. John's superior compared with placebo, was with antidepressants, with fewer side effects," says Klaus Linde of the Center Complementary Medicine in Munich, and the lead author.

Herb station Perforatom (St. John's) and produces many substances that may have anti-depressant properties, but the whole extract is effective.

The studies included 5,489 people with symptoms of depression. The severity of the symptoms by Hamilton Depression Scale in all of these studies. Of herb extracts doses between 500 and 1200 mg used varies.

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