Comment on: Pharmacokinetics of the co-administration of boceprevir and St John's wort to male and female healthy volunteers
in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
January 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 720 words.
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
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 (...
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),...
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 (...
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...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Approaches for Treatment and Prevention of Late-Life Mood Disorders
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...
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...
A Simple and Reliable Semipreparative High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Technique for the Isolation of Marker-Grade Hyperforin from Hypericum perforatum L. Extract
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...