Which of the following is an herbal medicine that has seen use for treating depression?
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St. John's wort has been shown to improve very mild depression.
Most severe cases of depression are resistant to St. John's wort.
Less than 20 percent of patients with depression respond to St. John's wort.
St John's wort is not a replacement for standard antidepressant drugs. It is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor with multiple drug interactions. Warfarin dosages may need adjustment due to decreased effectiveness when taken concurrently with St. John's wort.
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