St. John’s wort Salus – Dried St. John’s wort uses, dose and side effects


herbal tea in a bag
Dried St. John’s wort

What St. John’s Wort Salus is and what it is used for

St. John’s wort Salus is a traditional herbal medicine used for mild depression and mild anxiety.

The indications for a traditional herbal medicine are based solely on experience of long-term use.

What you need to know before using St. John’s wort Salus

Do not use St. John’s wort Salus

– if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to St. John’s wort .

Warnings and cautions

St. John’s wort Salus is not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years of age, as experience is limited.

Intense UV radiation should be avoided while using the product.

Other medicines and St. John’s wort Salus

The risk of side effects may increase if you combine St. John’s wort Salus with certain antidepressant drugs (serotonin reuptake inhibitors) and anti- migraine drugs (triptans). Therefore, consult your doctor before using this medicine with these medicines.

In case of contact with a doctor or other healthcare professional, remember to tell them that you are taking or have recently taken this over-the-counter medicine.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding and fertility

In the absence of adequate data, St. John’s wort Salus should not be used by pregnant or lactating women.

The potential effect of the drug on fertility has not been studied.

Driving and using machines

St. John’s wort Salus can impair the ability to react, which should be kept in mind at times when sharper attention is required, for example when driving a car. You are responsible for assessing whether you are fit to drive a motor vehicle or perform work that requires sharpened attention. One of the factors that can affect your ability in these respects is the use of drugs due to their effects and / or side effects . Descriptions of these effects and side effects can be found in other sections. Read all the information in this leaflet for guidance. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or other healthcare professional.


Adults and the elderly: 1 bag of St. John’s wort Salus herbal tea is prepared for tea and eaten morning and evening.

The tea should be prepared as follows: Pour boiling water (about 150 ml) over 1 bag of herbal tea and let it soak for 5-10 minutes.

Not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years.

If symptoms persist or worsen after 2 weeks of treatment, a doctor should be consulted.

If you have used too much St. John’s wort Salus

If you have ingested too much Johannesört Salus or if, for example, a child has ingested the medicine by mistake, contact the Poison Information Center, doctor or hospital on telephone number 112 for assessment of the risk and advice.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or other healthcare professional.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, St. John’s wort can cause side effects , although not everybody gets them.

Gastrointestinal disorders, allergic skin reactions, fatigue and restlessness have been reported. The frequency is unknown. Light-skinned people may react with severe sun damage-like symptoms in bright sunlight. The frequency is unknown.

How to store St. John’s wort Salus

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not store above 30 ° C.

Opened packaging is stable for a maximum of 1 month, stored at a maximum of 25 ° C and protected from moisture and light.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiration date is the last day of the specified month.

Contents of the pack and other information

Content declaration

1 g contains:

The active substance dried herb of Hypericum perforatum L. ( St. John’s wort ) 1 g.

1 bag of St. John’s wort Salus herbal tea contains 1.75 g of dried St. John’s wort .

What the medicine looks like and contents of the pack

Yellow, yellow-brown and brown-green dry, finely divided plant parts with a faint odor and bitter taste.

St. John’s wort Salus is available in packs of 15 bags of 1.75 g of cardboard.

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202 15 Malmö

Consumer contact: 040-660 20 40

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