Latin Name: Hypericum perforatum
Common Names: St. John's Wort Herb
Hypericum perforatum is the botanical name of the plant from which St. John's Wort Herb is produced. Starwest carries both a cut and sifted as well as powdered form of St. John's Wort Herb, in addition to certified kosher and organic forms. Starwest Botanicals is one of the largest suppliers of organic dried herbs in the United States, and we offer the best value to our discerning customers by providing only the highest-quality dried herbs, at fair prices, with unparalleled customer service.
Other common names for Hypericum perforatum include Klamath weed, goatweed, witches herb, god's wonder plant and Tipton's weed. The plant, which is a small deciduous shrub, bears lovely bright yellow flowers followed by small red fruits. It should not be taken if you are currently on pharmaceutical MAO-inhibitors.
Warning: Do not use this product while taking any prescription drug(s) without the advice of your prescribing physician. St. John's Wort should not be used during phototherapy (laser or ultraviolet). Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight when using this product.