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Health Benefits of St. John's Wort Tea

Since as early as the classic period, through the Renaissance and the Victorian era, St. John’s Wort has been used to treat depression.Today, it is the #1 prescribed medication in Germany to treat mild to moderate depression.

For generation, St. John’s Wort has been used to lighten ones mood, lift spirits, relieve nervous tension and help with anxiety and irritability; as well, it has been used to treat menstrual cramps and help with emotional upsets for women dealing with menopause or suffering from pre-menstrual syndrome.

A compound called hypericin has been identified in St. John’s Wart and it’s sedative efface has been used to treat neuralgia, anxiety and nervous tension.

St. John’s Wort may also help one to loose weight through the balancing of serotonin levels; relieve phlegm obstructions in the chest and lungs and correct irregular and painful menstruation. St. John’s Wort has been known as the ‘Natural Prozac’.

If you are taking any medication, including anti-depressants, are pregnant or lactating you should first consult a physician or other medical professional before consuming St. John’s Wort Tea.
To ensure both the quality and integrity of the tea is maintained, see our articles How to Steep Tea Correctly and the Importance of Proper Storage of Tea.

While the health benefits of tea are the subject of numerous articles and studies, My Tea Blending Room does not recommend tea as a cure or remedy for any illness, ailment, disease, or other condition. Please consult a physician or other medical professional for advice regarding your health. Products offered for sale on the My Tea Blending Room website are not offered as treatments, cures, supplements, or other remedies for any medical conditions. Any information provided on this website is for informational purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice.

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