St. John’s Wort – A Natural Antidepressant?

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharmacy Candidate Hypericum perforatum St. John’s Wort (scientific name Hypericum perforatum) is a yellow, star-shaped flower with five petals, commonly found in Europe, North and South America, New Zealand, and Eastern Asia.1 The plant grows primarily in sunny, well-drained locations, and can reach up to 50-100 cm in height.1 St. John’s Wort is…