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Oct 8, 2018

Some people call it goatweed, Hypericum perforatum or St. John's Wort. It can be an invasive plant that has some medicinal properties. It is also a plant that has to be seriously evaluated before you decide to use it.

If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

Physicians Steeped In Culture Of ‘Toughing It Out’ Often Fear Reporting Suicidal Thoughts, Mental Health Illness from the publication, Modern Healthcare.

California Board of Pharmacy booklet on Health Notes Alternative Medicines.

St. John's Wort Herbal Use and Medicinal Properties from

National Institutes of Health Dietary Supplement Label Database. You plunk in the name of the product, or you can search by ingredient or manufacture. This is the link to the St John's Wort list of products.

Verywell Mind has a good write up of St John's Wort and some of the cautions about it's use.

Kaiser Permanente has an access point the Natural Medicine Comprehensive database. Link is to the Kaiser site; you will need to click the link on the left side of the Kaiser screen to access the database.


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