St. Johns Wort Extract Hypericum perforatum liquid.
St. John's Wort is powerful natural medicine for temporary depression. It has become the world's most popular herbal supplement for banishing the blues and controlling stress and has also been used to treat chronic fatigue syndrome, anxiety and a host of other ailments.
St. John's Wort is believed to be good for nerve pain and is sometimes used to improve the long-term nerve damage caused by uncontrolled diabetes. This herb's ability to help the median nerve in the wrist facilitated pain relief in some carpal tunnel syndrome tests.
As an analgesic, St. John's Wort may be used externally for burns, bruises, injuries (especially deep or painful wounds involving nerve damage), sores, sciatica, neuralgia, cramps, sprains and tennis elbow. Analgesic and pain relieving activity is believed to be due to the bioflavonoid content.
St. John's Wort is an effective antiseptic and when used topically, it helps to heal wounds, prevents skin infection, and keeps open wounds from becoming infected. The essential oil is strongly antibacterial (even more so than sulfa drugs) and counteracts staph infection.
St. John's Wort is an antiviral and anti-inflammatory and has been beneficially used for herpes virus, cold sores, shingles and fever blisters. The antiviral process triggered by St. John's Wort appears to be enhanced when the user is exposed to sunlight. This same activity applies when the herb is used topically for vitiligo, and beneficial results are favorably affected by exposure to sunlight.