Botanical Support for Emotional Well-Being The Natural Solution For Mental Well-Being Planetary Formulas St. Johns Wort Emotional Balance features the European botanical legend St. Johns wort (Hypericum perforatum). This traditional herb has long been known for supporting a positive mood and healthy outlook. These properties have now been confirmed by modern research. St. Johns Wort Emotional Balance combines St. Johns wort with classic Chinese and Western herbs to promote a balanced state of mental well-being. St. Johns Wort: Modern Clinical ResearchMost research into the properties of St. Johns wort has been conducted in Germany, where the use of this herb is widespread. The plant contains a number of important compounds including hypericin, pseudohypericin, hyperforin and a wide variety of flavonoids. Clinical interest in St. Johns wort reached new heights in 1996, when the British Medical Journal published a summary of research findings, concluding that it had a beneficial effect on mental well-being. Classic Chinese HerbsBlended with this key botanical are Chinese herbs drawn from the classic formula Xiao Yao Wan, or "Relaxed Wanderer," developed during the Song Dynasty (960-1279). These special herbs are bupleurum root, peony root, atractylodes root, dong quai root, poria cocos sclerotium, licorice root, cyperus rhizome and ginger root. This formula was created more than 300 years ago to promote a balanced state of mental well-being. Completing the blend is lemon balm (Melissa officinalis), historically used to raise spirits, as noted by Shakespeares, "Lemon balm doth make the heart merrieth." Formula by Michael TierraThese botanicals are only now being recognized by modern science as having those unique characteristics well-known to our ancestors. St. Johns Wort Emotional Balance has been created by the renowned clinical herbalist and licensed acupuncturist Michael Tierra. Over 30 years of herbal study led to his selecting the botanicals in this unique blend. Planetary Formulas now offers this herbal supplement, which integrates modern biochemistry with the classical wisdom of traditional Chinese and Western herbology. The result is a balanced and natural approach to mental well-being. Its unique properties offer an alert, clear and positive alternative to lifes often distressing circumstances. Full Spectrum and Standardized St. Johns Wort Extract TabletsThis blend combines a concentrated 600 mg of St. Johns wort extract standardized to 0.3% hypericin, the primary qualitative marker of St. Johns wort, with a concentrated flavonoid-rich extract (4:1) of St. Johns wort flowering tops. Combining the standardized hypericin extract with flowering top extract assures that all of the components naturally occurring in St. Johns wort are present. Also available are pure 300 mg St. Johns Wort extract tablets standardized to 0.3% hypericin. Full Spectrum St. Johns Wort Liquid ExtractThis Full Spectrum liquid extract is preparedin the same careful manner to capture the vital components of St. Johns wort, which are reflected in the rich burgundy color of the liquid.
Planetary Herbals St. John's Wort Emotional Balance unites a standardized extract of Europe's legendary St. John's wort with the Chinese classic formula Xiao Yao Wan. These herbs have been widely scientifically researched and have a long history of traditional use for supporting a positive and stable emotional state.
Supplement Facts for 750 mg Tablet Serving Size: 2 tablet(s) Amount %DV Sodium 5 mg <2% Calcium 338 mg 30% Proprietary Blend: 1.5 g St. John's Wort Flowering Tops Extract (Standardized to 0.3% Hypericin), Jujube Seed, Bupleurum Root, Tree Peony Root Bark, Bai-Zhu Atractylodes Rhizome, Dong Quai Root, Poria Sclerotium, Lemon Balm Leaf, Cyperus Rhizome, Licorice Root, and Ginger Root.
Other Ingredients: dibasic calcium phosphate, stearic acid, colloidal silicon dioxide, modified cellulose gum, and magnesium stearate.
Warning: If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking Interferon or any other prescription drug, consult your physician before taking this product.
Suggested Use: 2 tablets twice daily between meals.
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