Recent medical research has found St. John's Wort to be a safe treatment for depression, anxiety, and nervous disorders. This book describes that research and gives readers a thorough guide to the herb, including its history, chemistry, benefits, and easy instructions for its use. At a time when more people are turning to alternative medical systems, St. John's Wort could change the way we think about medicine. St. John's Wort is a nervine and is useful in a wide variety of stress-related conditions, but also benefits people suffering from burns, ulcers, shingles, toothache and bedwetting. The herb is booming in popularity and many people are thrilled with the results.