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

Johanna Weiss and Walter Emil Haefeli.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 720 words.

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Mother Cameron’s weed

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

noun the introduced plant St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum).

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hypericum n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 33 words.

The pharmacologically active ingredient of *St John’s wort. See also orphan drug. [From Latin Hypericum the generic

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hypericum

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

The pharmacologically active ingredient of St John's wort. See also orphan drug. [From Latin Hypericum the generic name of St John's wort, from Greek hypereikon, from hyper over + ereike he...

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hypericum n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 33 words.

The pharmacologically active ingredient of St John's wort. See also orphan drug. [From Latin Hypericum the generic name

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hyperforin

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 49 words.

the major active ingredient of the herb St John's wort, which is used as a herbal in a variety of

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hyperforin

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 47 words.

A compound isolated from St John's wort Hypericum perforatum. Often used as an antidepressant, apparently working by blocking neurotransmitter re-uptake (...

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Herbal Treatments for Psychological Disorders

Paula J. Biedenharn and Brian A. Kiernan.

in Psychologists' Desk Reference

July 2013; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology Professional Development and Training. 3979 words.

Chapter 94 outlines the use of herbal treatments for psychological disorders, including St John's wort, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, kava, valerian, passionflower, rhodiola (Golden Root),...

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tetracyclic antidepressant

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

A class of antidepressant drugs, the best known being mianserin, that are used to treat depression, their mechanism of action being poorly understood. Compare monoamine oxidase inhibitor...

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hyperforin

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

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A compound isolated from St John's wort Hypericum perforatum. Often used as an antidepressant, apparently working by blocking neurotransmitter re-uptake (see SSRIs). Found to...

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Vitamins/Herbals

Ellen Wang.

in Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 1641 words.

This chapter discusses Vitamins/Herbals, including Clinical Uses, Echinacea (Purple Coneflower Root), Ephedra (Ephedra sinica ) (Ma Huang), Garlic ( Allium sativum ) (Ajo), Ginger (...

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Depression

Naomi Lam and Sudha Prathikanti.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 8081 words.

This chapter summarizes the clinical definition and epidemiology of depressive disorders, then outlines the conventional and integrative medicine treatments for depression that are...

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Approaches for Treatment and Prevention of Late-Life Mood Disorders

David Merrill, Martha Payne and Helen Lavretsky.

in Late-Life Mood Disorders

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Old Age Psychiatry; Neurology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 9495 words.

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) approaches for treatment of late-life mood disorders are reviewed and discussed. Widespread use of CAM therapies by the aging population...

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Traditional and herbal remedies in pregnancy and breastfeeding

Sir Peter Gluckman, Mark Hanson, Chong Yap Seng and Anne Bardsley.

in Nutrition and Lifestyle for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Midwifery. 1256 words.

The use of herbal and traditional Chinese medicine during pregnancy has become very common worldwide. It is important to be aware of their effects and precautions, and that the evidence...

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A Simple and Reliable Semipreparative High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Technique for the Isolation of Marker-Grade Hyperforin from Hypericum perforatum L. Extract

R. Anand, N. Verma, G. Handa, R.K. Khajuria, V.K. Gupta, O.P. Suri and G.N. Qazi.

in Journal of Chromatographic Science

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Chemistry. 0 words.

The present work describes isolation of bioactive lipophilic constituent [namely, hyperforin from St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum L.)], of approximately 98% purity by semipreparative...

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Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Late Life

Arun V. Ravindran and Tricia L. da Silva.

in Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

December 2015; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geriatric Medicine. 6872 words.

Older patients with depression and anxiety often use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies to self-treat symptoms, frequently in addition to conventional pharmacotherapy...

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Botanicals of Interest to Psychiatrists

Daniel A. Monti and Andrew B. Newberg.

in Integrative Psychiatry and Brain Health

February 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology; Neuroscience. 8738 words.

There are many herbal and botanical substances that are currently used by patients with psychiatric disorders such as anxiety or depression. Because each botanical derives from a different...

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Nutraceutical and Alternative Treatments for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

David A Camfield and Jerome Sarris.

in Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 8141 words.

This chapter reviews current research regarding nutraceutical substances that have been systematically investigated through either case studies, open-label and/or randomized...

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Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Perinatal Depression

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett.

in The Oxford Handbook of Perinatal Psychology

April 2016; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 16133 words.

Complementary and alternative (CAM) treatments for depression are increasingly popular with new mothers seeking alternatives to antidepressants. This chapter reviews recent studies on the...

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Botanical-Drug Interactions in Oncology—What Is Known?

Alex Sparreboom and Sharyn D. Baker.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 10070 words.

Chapter 9 discusses botanical-drug interactions in oncology, including the popularity of CAM use in cancer patients, how many types of CAM, in particular herbs, have the potential to...

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