Hypericum "St. Johns Wort"

Polar s.meric at merde.ix.netcom.com
Sat Sep 13 13:48:46 EST 1997

On 13 Sep 1997 09:08:52 -0400, albachhu at mtu.edu (Amy Bachhuber) wrote:

>Rick (rick at virinc.com) wrote:
>: Recently I saw a TV program which spoke of the use of Hypericum to treat
>: people for depression.  A company which I believe is located in Germany is
>: producing the product in pill form.  I am trying to Identify this company. 
>: If anyone knows this info, I would appreciate it.
>I don't know the German company but two reputable companies that do
>sell St. John's Wort in pill form are "Now" and "Thompson".  Both of these
>are U.S. companies.  You can find them in just about any health food
>store.  As a side note, I have a friend who has been on antidepressants
>for quite a while.  About one month ago, she went off of her medication
>and for about two weeks now she has been using St. John's Wort.  Although
>she had a couple of hard weeks inbetween, she is feeling great!  One major
>incentive for her is that she will spend only $90-$100 per year for 
>the St. John's Wort instead of $90 a month for the medication she was

Can she grow her own and save even more?  How fast does it grow?
What climate does it like?

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