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Reason for taking: Depression
7/22/2011 8:32:04 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It works. I just wish I could be certain about the concentrations and variabilities of ALL of it's active ingredients, eg. hypericin, hyperforin, etc. in each capsule so that I might be able to approach consistent dosing. Also, I wish I could find a review of manufacturers of St. John's Wort so that I might be able to compare.

Reason for taking: Depression
7/16/2011 12:18:17 PM

Reviewer: Happypancakeflapper, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Let me just begin by saying I've been on practically every depression med on the market and have had limited success. It seems however that a combination of Bupropion and St Johns Wort has been incredibly successful! Within the first day I was very social, happy, productive and I even found myself dancing and singing in public! Whereas before ST Johns Wort while I was using soley Bupropion ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
7/11/2011 8:25:01 PM

Reviewer: camt, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took St. John's Wort against my medical doctor's advice. He wanted to put me on an antidepressant due to anxiety and depression. Within a short time of taking SJW I started to feel better. My depression and anxiety were non-existent but he didn't feel it was the SJW that helped. I stopped taking it after several months and slowly but surely started to feel the depression and anxi ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
5/21/2011 10:57:37 PM

Reviewer: morgan201000, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i was feeling really depressed and SO TIRED NOT MOTIVATED TO DO ANYTHING. I hated waking up...i hated going out..i hated everything. I was gonna go talk to a doctor to see if maybe depression was the cause..and my mom acually told me to try sjw first. so i did. i have been on it for about and week and a half and already kind of see improvement..i wake up in the morning refreshed... a little bit mo ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
5/9/2011 10:54:44 PM

Reviewer: hubertkarim, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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