herbal remedies for depression

Natural Remedies for Depression

Clinically used in Germany for over 40 years, St. John’s Wort has been proven to be a successful antidepressant as well as antibiotic and anti-viral agent. Several clinical studies have shown that those with depression do have lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood. One of the studies showed that the lower the […]

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Herbal Remedies for Depression

St. John’s Wort is one of the best natural herbal remedies for depression. New research provides support for the use of St. John’s wort extracts in treating major depression. A Cochrane Systematic Review backs up previous research that showed the plant extract is effective in treating mild to moderate depressive disorders. “Overall, we found that […]

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A Natural Treatment for Depression: St Johns Wort

An natural treatment for depression is St. John’s-wort. “St. John’s-wort is the preferred treatment for mild depression in Europe,” says Plant physiologist Stephen O. Duke who heads the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Natural Products Utilization Research Unit at Oxford, Mississippi. “Physicians there choose it four to five times more often than synthetic drugs because they […]

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