Nomination Summary for St. John's wort/Hypericin (N98012)
Nomination Date: 02/18/1998
Rationale: St. John's wort is nominated based on its increasingly popular use as a readily available self-medication for depression. It is also widely used to promote the healing of wounds. Of particular concern are its uses for self-treatment of life threatening AID's related diseases and, in young children, to prevent bed wetting.
NTP Principles: not specified