Hypericum perforatum for the treatment of premenstrual syndrome.

  title={Hypericum perforatum for the treatment of premenstrual syndrome.},
  author={Masumeh Ghazanfarpour and Masumeh Kaviani and Nasrin Asadi and Fariborz Ghaffarpasand and Samaneh Ziyadlou and Hamid reaz Tabatabaee and Maryam Dehghankhalili},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={113 1},
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a set of emotional and physiologic symptoms occurring during the last week of the premenstrual phase and diminishing by the end of menstruation [1]. Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort) is a traditional herbal remedy that has been found to be effective at alleviating the symptoms of mild–moderate depression in those experiencing PMS [2–4]. The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of H. perforatum in the treatment of PMS. In total, 170… CONTINUE READING
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