St. John's wort

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I have been taking 2 a day of st.johns wort from holland and barret they are working but I feel the need to take more than the recommendation of two a day is this possible thanks in advance ??

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    The dosage is for adults who can be anything from around seven stone to a lot more. So it would be a safe dose for a seven stone woman. I would think that being a man you probablly weigh more than that and it would be safe to take some more, but I'm no doctor.
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      Probably, yes, but that is just my opinion, and not being a doctor. Personally, I have found inositol powder (12-18 grams a day) to be by far the best natural alternative to anti depressants. St Johns Wort didn't work for me. If it works for you but you feel you need a bit more, then so long as you have no negative effects, then why not? You are the best judge of what suits your body.
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    As an alternative - instead of the pills try the St John's Wort tea bags. My partner, tried those, the 'effect' came much quicker. He just found himself wondering 'why am I smiling'!

    Good luck

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    Be careful with St. John's Wort, it's been proven to cause high blood pressure.

    I tried taking them, didn't do anything for me.

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