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St John's wort

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A homeopathic remedy for the treatment of depression and nerve damage. It is known to have an adverse effect by increasing the metabolism and elimination of other drugs that a patient may...

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ST JOHN'S WORT protects

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 435 words.

15th c. MS Digby 164 [Bodleian Lib.] f. 72. If anyone carries hypericon or St John's wort, the Devil cannot

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<i>St John's wort</i>

J. G. Vaughan and P. A. Judd.

in The Oxford Book of Health Foods

January 2003; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 454 words.

Hypericum perforatum

Family Guttiferae/Hypericaceae

Origin and cultivation

St John's wort is thought to be indigenous to...

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Effects of St. John's Wort on Irinotecan Metabolism

Ron H. J. Mathijssen, Jaap Verweij, Peter de Bruijn, Walter J. Loos and Alex Sparreboom.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 2150 words.

St. John's wort (SJW), a widely used herbal product, has been implicated in drug interactions resulting from the induced expression of the cytochrome P450 CYP3A4 isoform. In this study, we...

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Preparative High-Performance Liquid Chromatographic Separation of Naphthodianthrones from St. John's Wort

S. Puri, G. Handa, A.K. Kalsotra, V.K. Gupta, A.S. Shawl, O.P. Suri and G.N. Qazi.

in Journal of Chromatographic Science

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry. 0 words.

St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum), a perennial flowering plant, has been used medicinally for thousands of years and has most recently been identified as an effective treatment for...

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St John's wort

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A homeopathic remedy for the treatment of depression and nerve damage. It is known to have an adverse effect by increasing the metabolism and elimination of other drugs that a patient may...

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St John's wort

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 39 words.

A homeopathic remedy for the treatment of depression and nerve damage. It is known to have an adverse effect by

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St John’s-wort

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 7 words.

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St John's wort <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 82 words.

A shrub of the genus Hypericum, especially H. perforatum, popular in Europe as an antidepressant with relatively few

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Redefining St John's Wort

Cheryl L. Myers.

in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. 931 words.

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St John's wort

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

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Effect of St John’s wort on bone formation in the orthopaedically expanded premaxillary suture in rats: a histological study

Koray Halicioglu, Bayram Çörekçi, İsmail Akkaş, Celal Irgin, Fatih Özan, Fahri Yilmaz and Arzu Türker.

in European Journal of Orthodontics

April 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Restorative Dentistry and Orthodontics. 4373 words.

Summary

Background/Objective:

The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of systemic St John’s wort (Hypericum...

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Optimized and Validated HPLC Analysis of St. John's Wort Extract and Final Products by Simultaneous Determination of Major Ingredients

Konstantina Zeliou, Nikos I. Kontaxis, Evangelia Margianni, Christos Petrou and Fotini N. Lamari.

in Journal of Chromatographic Science

September 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry. 5711 words.

Abstract

Aim of this work was to develop a validated high performance liquid chromatography method for the analysis of extracts and final products of St....

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ATTENUATION OF ALCOHOL INTAKE BY EXTRACT OF <i>HYPERICUM PERFORATUM</i> (ST JOHN'S WORT) IN TWO DIFFERENT STRAINS OF ALCOHOL-PREFERRING RATS

Amir H. Rezvani, D. H. Overstreet, Y. Yang and E. Clark.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

September 1999; p ublished online September 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4024 words.

Extract of the common plant Hypericum perforatum L. (St John's Wort, SJW) has been used successfully for the treatment of mild to moderate depression since ancient times and has recently...

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Impact of St John's wort treatment on the pharmacokinetics of tacrolimus and mycophenolic acid in renal transplant patients

Ingrid Mai, Elke Störmer, Steffen Bauer, Hagen Krüger, Klemens Budde and Ivar Roots.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 1957 words.

Background. This study investigated the effect of St John's wort (SJW) extract on the pharmacokinetics of the immunosuppressants tacrolimus (TAC) and mycophenolic acid (MPA).

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St. John's Wort Extract Induces CYP3A and CYP2E1 in the Swiss Webster Mouse

B. J. Bray, N. B. Perry, D. B. Menkes and R. J. Rosengren.

in Toxicological Sciences

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Toxicology; Toxicology (Non-medical). 5510 words.

This investigation was designed to determine the ability of St. John's wort (SJW), a readily available antidepressant, to induce various hepatic drug metabolizing enzymes. SJW (140 or 280...

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St John’s wort <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 82 words.

A shrub of the genus Hypericum, especially H. perforatum, popular in Europe as an *antidepressant with relatively

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Biogeographic variation in genetic variability, apomixis expression and ploidy of St. John's wort (<i>Hypericum perforatum</i>) across its native and introduced range

Marta Puente Molins, José M. Corral, Olawale Mashood Aliyu, Marcus A. Koch, Anja Betzin, John L. Maron and Timothy F. Sharbel.

in Annals of Botany

February 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7461 words.

Background and Aims

St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) is becoming an important model plant system for investigations into ecology, reproductive biology...

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Pharmacokinetics of the co-administration of boceprevir and St John's wort to male and female healthy volunteers

Akil Jackson, Antonio D'Avolio, Graeme Moyle, Stefano Bonora, Giovanni Di Perri, Laura Else, Marco Simiele, Gurmit Jagjit Singh, David Back and Marta Boffito.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

July 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2111 words.

Background

St John's wort (SJW; Hypericum perforatum) induces CYP3A4 that is involved in the metabolism of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) protease inhibitor...

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St. John's Wort: More Implications for Cancer Patients

Patrick J. Mansky and Stephen E. Straus.

in JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 1452 words.

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Interactions of the oral contraceptive pill with antibiotics and St John’s wort: knowledge of female college students

Meena Hindmarch and Pippa Oakeshott.

in Family Practice

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Care. 467 words.

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