St. John's wort (or hypericum) is one of our more well-known herbs and has a long history of use as herbal medication for the nervous system.
Dosage of Hyperiforce® St. John's wort tablets
Hyperiforce® may be used by adults (over 18 years of age) and the elderly.
Directions for use: 1 tablet three times daily.
Hyperiforce® St. John's wort is for oral use only. Do not take more than the recommended dosage. Taking too much is unlikely to be harmful.
For oral use only.
Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, have been diagnosed with depression, if you think you may be depressed or if you are about to undergo surgery.
St John’s wort products must not be taken at the same time as many medicines prescribed by your doctor, hormonal contraceptives, including the Pill and some medicines you can buy.
Read leaflet carefully before use.
Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight may occur in rare cases, especially in fair-skinned individuals.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Hyperiforce® St. John's wort tablets contain the extract of hypericum obtained from freshly harvested, organically grown herbs.
One tablet contains 66 mg of extract (as dry extract) from fresh St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum L.) flowering herb (equivalent to 170-305 mg of dried St John’s wort flowering herb). Extraction solvent: Ethanol 68% V/V.
The other ingredients used for the tablet are microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, hydrogenated cottonseed oil and colloidal anhydrous silica.
St. John's wort side effects
Like all St. John's wort products, Hyperiforce® may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Side effects of Hyperiforce® St. John's wort tablets are likely to affect less than 1 in every 1,000 people and may take the form of digestive symptoms (sickness, nausea, stomach discomfort, diarrhoea, constipation, loss of appetite) as well as skin reactions (itching, skin rash and urticaria).
In addition to using Hyperiforce® Hypericum, lifestyle changes may be helpful if you are suffering from low mood and mild anxiety.