[源植物学名] Hypericum perforatum (LINN.)
[Product Name] St. John’s wort P.E.
[Botanical Name] Hypericum perforatum (LINN.)
This product is extracted from the whole herb of the plant.
[Assay] 0.3% hypericins[Application] Aromatic, astringent, resolvent, expectorant and nervine. Used in all pulmonary complaints, bladder troubles, in suppression of urine, dysentery, worms, diarrhoea, hysteria and nervous depression, haemoptysis and other haemorrhages and jaundice. For children troubled with incontinence of urine at night an infusion or tea given before retiring will be found effectual; it is also useful in pulmonary consumption, chronic catarrh of the lungs, bowels or urinary passages. Externally for fomentations to dispel hard tumours, caked breasts, ecchymosis, etc.