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Reason for taking: Depression
10/18/2013 7:26:07 PM

Reviewer: kt, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started a month ago and much more stable and level headed. I have been going out and enjoying my self. Its not a miracle pill I'm not where I want to be, but better than I was for sure. It does improve mood.

Reason for taking: Depression
10/8/2013 7:21:16 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on saint johns wort for about 2 years and absolutely love it. It took exactly 3 weeks to see get the effects when i began. Now i am suffering from anxiety, insomnia and pain because of my fibromyalgia. I tried sam-e for it which helps the pain but leaves me tired all the day long. I am wondering if it is conflicting with the saint johns wort i take before bed. I may leave off the ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
9/23/2013 3:06:57 PM

Reviewer: Bobby64, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking this at the onset of my depression. It did help to some extent in that, when sad or anxious thoughts started to enter my mind, it allowed me to view them with an air of apathy. However, it gave me more of a zombie-like calm than happiness, and I found myself increasing my dosage a lot. I became more dependent on the pills as time passed; I always anticipated my next dosage. Al ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
9/5/2013 11:56:32 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took one 300mg SJW capsule every night for 3 years. It did not seem to lift my depression, but it did lessen the tension in my anxious body to a slight degree ( I suffer from panic disorder, SAD, GAD, and OCD). This herb made me SO TIRED all day long which seemed to make the depression worse. I also experienced dizziness/lightheadedness which in turn gave me vertigo when I was at work and drivin ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Depression
8/11/2013 5:58:15 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took SJW for over 6 months because I had a pretty severe episode of depression. I took only half of the recommended dose regularly for 6-9 months. The SJW is very powerful. 2 months after I started taking it, I started having severe panic attacks daily. A couple were so severe that I had to go to the Emergency Room. It took me awhile to figure out that it might be the SJW causing the anxiety and ... Show Full Comment

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