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Anyone ever take Ginko Biloba or Saint Johns Wort?

I am pretty sure I have a mild case of depression. I wanted to try a natural remedy first and both of the above are listed as natural remedies for mild cases.

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Asked by cmb121906 at 3:24 PM on Sep. 7, 2009 in Health

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  • How about therapy?

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:42 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • St. John's Wort and Fish Oil are a better natural remedy for depression. Fish Oil is also effective in treating PPD. I'd try one of those and reason with yourself, you'll get through it.

    Answer by Seven07 at 6:15 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • I tried St.Johns Wart after one of my son's was born because I had some post partum depression and it seemed to work for me.

    Answer by De_Chick at 6:46 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • Ginko biloba is more for mental clarity and improved thinking. I use this and I am having good results from it. St. John's Wort is more for mild depression and I have used it in the past and was helpful for me.

    Answer by nan16 at 1:37 PM on Sep. 21, 2009

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