Neuroendocrine effects of Hypericum extract WS 5570 in 12 healthy male volunteers.


In the present study, the effects of acute p.o. administration of placebo at 300 mg and 600 mg of WS 5570 Hypericum perforatum extract on cortisol (COR), growth hormone (GH) and prolactin (PRL) secretion were examined in twelve physically and mentally healthy subjects. WS 5570 is a hyperforin containing extract of St. John's Wort which has been proven… (More)