St. John's Wort and Depression Clinical Trial Results
NIH-funded study shows that an extract of the herb St. John’s wort was no more effective for treating major depression of moderate severity than placebo.
- Press release—summary of results of the study
- Questions and answers—detailed background information on the study
- Fact sheet—information on St. John’s wort and the treatment of depression.
- Herb at a Glance—basic information about the herb St. John’s Wort.
- Interview with the NCCAM Director—hear Dr. Straus’ comments on the results of the study