◆ St john's wort extract powder Hypericin is a naphthodianthrone, a red-colored anthraquinone-derivative, which, together with hyperforin, is one of the principal active constituents of Hypericum (Saint John's wort). Hypericin is believed to act as an antibiotic, antiviral and non-specific kinase inhibitor. Hypericin may inhibit the action of the enzyme dopamine β-hydroxylase, leading to increased dopamine levels, although thus possibly decreasing norepinephrine andepinephrine.
◆ St. John's wort, or Perforate St. John's wart, Tipton's Weed or Klamath weed, is a medication that comes from a flowering plant called Hypericum perforatum. For a long time it is believed to have medicinal qualities, especially for the treatment of depression. Recent studies appear to conclude more favorably than unfavorably regarding St. John's Wort's efficacy in treating depression.
◆ Other usages include heart palpitations, moodiness and other symptoms of menopause, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Specification of St john's wort extract 0.3% Hypericin
brown yellow fine powder
100% pass 80 mesh
80 Mesh Screen
Loss on Drying
Insoluble in Ethanol
Total Plate Count
Yeast & Mold
St john's wort extract powder benefits
◆ Avian influenza, atypical Newcastle disease, spread, throat, bursa of fabricius, duck plague, duck viral hepatitis, egg drop syndrome and other viral diseases.
◆ Poultry cold caused by high fever, difficulty breathing, cough, head and face swelling, crown purple, lack of energy, decreased intake, decreased egg production, deformed eggs more embolism.
◆ For swine fever, blue ear disease, parvovirus, viral enteritis, infectious gastroenteritis and immune dysfunction and so on.
◆ Hypericin in vivo, in vitro are the role of retrovirus, with a strong anti-viral effect. On AIDS (HIV) early replication has a strong inhibitory effect. Can cause cancer cell programmed death, with anti-cancer effect. Can activate mononuclear phagocytic cells with enhanced immune function. On the highly pathogenic H5N1 and H9N2 subtype avian influenza virus has a strong killing effect.
St john's wort extract powder application
◆ Applied in food field, often used as additives, with distinct fragrance smell, it can promote digestion and increase appetite;
◆ Applied in daily necessities field, aslo added into a large amount of oral cleaning products, such as dentifrices, mouthwash and tooth powder;
◆ Applied in pharmaceutical field, because of the function of inhibition and paralysis to sensory nerve endings, it can be used as counter irritant.