This herb is a good source of flavonoids, phenolic acids, glycosides, rutin, tannins, essential oils, resins. These components make up a tea full of benefits, mostly giving it a calming and sedative nature. It will lift your spirits and help stabilize your emotions, meaning it will help control stress and anger and also break through periods of sadness. When you can't get restful sleep, tossing and turning with insomnia every night, take a cup of this tea to help calm your nervous system and reduce feelings of stress and chronic fatigue that are keeping you awake at night.
Among all herbal treatments for depression, St. John’s Wort is probably the very best recognized and studied. A converted summary of research from the Department of Pharmacology, J.W. Goethe University in Frankfort, Germany, claims that “a number of good studies have been completed which confirm the efficacy and tolerability of St. John’s Wort extract in mild clinical depression symptoms.” Several researches indicate that it is equally as powerful as prescribed by doctors tri-cyclic antidepressant drugs and it has fewer negative effects.
St John's Wort tea, taken on a daily basis, for a period of 4 to 6 weeks, can help you deal with depression and Sleeping Disorders.