St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects associated with St. John's wort treatment are upset stomach, dizziness, confusion, tiredness, sleepiness, sensitivity to light, dry mouth, urinary frequency, swelling, and sexual dysfunction.
REFERENCE: "Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects. 2nd edition." Benzie IFF, Wachtel-Galor S, editors. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press; 2011.
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