Published on

St. John's Wort No Help for ADHD Symptoms

"A friend told me that St. John’s wort can help people with ADHD. Is this true?"

by Larry Silver, M.D.

Many herbal remedies have been tried as possible ADHD treatments. To date, none have been found to be successful.

A recent study on using St. John’s wort to treat ADHD reached the same conclusion: It did not help. This study was discussed in the June 2008 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. View the study abstract.

See Related Answers from Dr. Larry Silver

Copyright © 1998 - 2016 New Hope Media LLC. All rights reserved. Your use of this site is governed by our
Terms of Service ( and
Privacy Policy (
ADDitude does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only.
See additional information at
New Hope Media, 108 West 39th Street, Suite 805, New York, NY 10018 .

Adult ADHD | Parenting ADHD Children | ADHD Treatment | School & Learning Disabilities | About ADHD | ADHD Resources | ADHD Community
Source: St. John's Wort No Help for ADHD Symptoms