HERBAL FACTORS - St John's Wort - 90 Capsule(s) - NPN: 80005081 -- St. Johns Wort (Hypericum perforatum) has long been considered a popular herbal remedy due to its mood-lightening ability. It was highly valued for its medicinal properties by the physicians of ancient times. Hippocrates, Pliny, Dioscorides, Theophrastus, and Galen all documented its healing properties. St. Johns Wort was used for the treatment of nervous disorders such as restlessness, anxiety, and depressive moods. Modern science has confirmed its effects on the nervous system and has found that the herbal extract can also improve the quality of sleep by extending the periods of deep sleep. Traditionally, St. Johns Wort was also used to heal burns, bites, and other wounds. We now know it has antibacterial and antiviral properties. Furthermore, it may help in reducing hot flashes in menopausal women.Natural Factors St. Johns Wort is a standardized extract that delivers a consistent and potent dose of the active ingredients to help balance mood, improve sleep, and relieve restlessness and nervousness. Most people will notice a difference after one week of use, and maximum benefits are typically seen after six to eight weeks of continued use.