- John Smith
- May 16, 2011
- Clinical professor of medicine, UCSF and UofA
St. Johns Wort (hypericum) for psoriasis - a case study
Within 6 weeks of daily topical treatment with a 10% solution of hypericum a long standing condition of psoriasis was in complete remission.
Within 6 weeks of daily topical treatment with a 10% solution of hypericum, a long standing condition of psoriasis was in complete remission. A 42 year old woman, from Italian lineage, with recurring history of psorsises for which neither antibiotics or topical steroids have proven to be efficacious.
Single case report. Follow-up after the initial response was 3 month. No definitive evidence that st. Johns worth should have this effect. Although it is reported to be a powerful anti inflammatory agent. And lastly, other treatments at the spa may have
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