Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 20th, 2005
"The popularity of St. John's wort ... for the treatment of depression is increasing and, in recent years, concerns about its use during pregnancy and breastfeeding have emerged," noted B. Gregoretti and colleagues, University of Trieste, Italy.
They conducted a study in Wistar rats "of a treatment with hypericum administered prenatally and during breastfeeding (from 2 weeks before mating to 21 days after delivery). Two doses of the extract were chosen, 100 mg/kg per day, which, based on surface area,...
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