Dana Ullman

The Homeopathic Approach to Treating Anxiety and Depression

Alt Complem Ther, 2008, 14 (1), 19-22


Most health and medical professionals are likely to know about Hypericum perforatum (St. John’s wort) as a potentially valuable “naturalâ€? remedy for depression. Yet like many treatments it is neither always effective nor always adequately effective. What can you do if you try it and it does not work, or if you have a patient who is taking a conventional drug that is known to interact adversely with St. John’s wort?Homeopathy has an impressive history of success in treating a wide variety of ailments, including mental disturbances, and may provide a viable answer.