Relieves nervous tension and anxiety. What's It For? For relief of nervous tension and anxiety. Active Ingredients Per Tablet: Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) extract equivalent to dry flowering herb top 1.8 g (1800 mg) standardised to contain hypericin derivatives 990 mcg. Special Features and Benefits: Formulated to replicate the dose used in clinical trials. Standardised potency, contains 990 mcg of hypericin derivatives in each tablet. Mode of Action: Numerous clinical trials have shown that hypericum is comparable in efficacy to prescription drugs, but with fewer side-effects. It is indicated for the treatment of anxiety, nervous tension and menopause-related anxiety. Investigation continues to determine how hypericum works physiologically, and several mechanisms of action have been proposed. Although, no single constituent of the plant can be considered to be responsible for the therapeutic action of the herb, hypericin (an oil-soluble anthraquinone glycoside) is considered to be an integral part of its action. The clinical studies showing that hypericum is an effective treatment for anxiety and nervous tension used an extract of the leaves, stems and flowers standardised to contain 0.33% of hypericin. Contraindications and Cautions: If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional. Seek the advice of your healthcare professional before use in pregnancy. Always read the label. Use only as directed. Side Effects: May rarely cause photosensitive skin rash, mild gastrointestinal symptoms, tiredness or restlessness. Medicine Interactions: Consult your health care professional before use if you are taking, or think you may be taking, (KEYWORD REMOVED), oral contraceptives (birth control pills), (KEYWORD REMOVED), protease inhibitors or reverse transcriptase inhibitors (antiviral drugs), (KEYWORD REMOVED), (KEYWORD REMOVED) or (KEYWORD REMOVED). St John?s wort has been noted to increase the action of the hepatic P450 enzyme system, which may decrease the efficacy of these medications. Consult your health care professional before use if you are taking prescription antidepressants (tricyclics or SSRIs). St John?s wort may interfere with the action of these medications. Consult your healthcare professional before use if you are taking (KEYWORD REMOVED). St John?s wort may interfere with the action of this medication. Physical Description: A grey/brown, mottled, bullet shaped tablet with break bar. Film-coated clear. Dosage: Adults - Take one tablet three times daily with meals, or as professionally prescribed. Children (from 6 years to 12 years) - As professionally prescribed. Size: 90 tablets. Companion Products: Valerian Forte - temporary relief of insomnia and disturbed sleep patterns. Executive B Stress Formula - B Complex with herbs of benefit for stress and mild anxiety. Celloid Magnesium Compound - a mineral formula for nervous system support.