Life Extension, St John's Wort Extract Caps, 300 mg, 60 Veggie Caps (Discontinued Item)
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- Foundation for Longer Life
- 0.3 Hypericin
- Supports Mental Well-Being
- Dietary Supplement
St John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum extract) is a weak inhibitor of monoamine oxidase (MAO), which destroys monoamine neurotransmitters including dopamine in the brain and leads to low spirits. St. John’s Wort has also been shown to inhibit reuptake of several neurotransmitters, such as serotonin, dopamine, noradrenaline, and GABA in the brain, and to reduce expression of interleukin-6. Each of these actions can contribute to alleviating low mood status by slowing the recycling of neurotransmitters needed for maintaining emotional balance. Flavonoids, hypericin and pseudo-hypericin, are the constituents thought to be associated with the benefits of St John’s Wort. In particular, hypericin appears to be the main active ingredient.
Read the entire label and follow directions carefully prior to use.
Take one (1) capsule once or twice daily on an empty stomach, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Rice flour, vegetable cellulose (capsule), ascorbyl palmitate.
Store tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
Caution: Because St. John's Wort may have numerous drug interactions (most commonly, MAOIs and SSRIs) consult your healthcare provider before taking this product if you are taking prescription medications. Avoid prolonged exposure to UV radiation (e.g. sunlight, tanning) when using this product.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician of you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) Extract (whole herb) [std. to 0.3% (0.9 mg) hypericin]||300 mg||**|
|**Daily Value not established.|