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Descriptor English: Hypericum
Descriptor Spanish: Hypericum
Descriptor Portuguese: Hypericum
Descriptor French: Hypericum
Entry term(s): Chase-Devil
Hypericum connatum
Hypericum laxiusculum
Hypericum perforatum
Hypericum perforatum (Homeopathy)
Hypericum perforatums
Hypericum teretiusculum
Hypericums
John's Wort, Saint
John's Wort, St.
Johns Wort, Saint
Johns Wort, St.
Johnswort, Saint
Johnswort, St.
Klamath Weed
Saint John Wort
Saint John's Wort
Saint Johns Wort
Saint Johnswort
St. John Wort
St. John's Wort
St. Johns Wort
St. Johnswort
Tipton's Weed
Wort, Saint John's
Wort, Saint Johns
Wort, St. John's
Wort, St. Johns
perforatums, Hypericum
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.625.500
HP4.018.344.945
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020902
Scope note: Genus of perennial plants in the family CLUSIACEAE (sometimes classified as Hypericaceae). Herbal and homeopathic preparations are used for depression, neuralgias, and a variety of other conditions. Hypericum contains flavonoids; GLYCOSIDES; mucilage, TANNINS; volatile oils (OILS, ESSENTIAL), hypericin and hyperforin.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Plant Extracts (1965-1998)
Plants, Medicinal (1969-1998)
Theales (1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000; for Hypericum & St. Johns Wort see THEALES 1999;
History Note: 2000; for Hypericum & St. Johns Wort use THEALES 1999
DeCS ID: 34154
Unique ID: D020902
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/08
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Hypericum - Preferred
Concept UI M0328541
Scope note Genus of perennial plants in the family CLUSIACEAE (sometimes classified as Hypericaceae). Herbal and homeopathic preparations are used for depression, neuralgias, and a variety of other conditions. Hypericum contains flavonoids; GLYCOSIDES; mucilage, TANNINS; volatile oils (OILS, ESSENTIAL), hypericin and hyperforin.
Preferred term Hypericum
Entry term(s) Hypericums
Hypericum perforatum - Narrower
Concept UI M0030110
Preferred term Hypericum perforatum
Entry term(s) Chase-Devil
Hypericum perforatums
John's Wort, Saint
John's Wort, St.
Johns Wort, Saint
Johns Wort, St.
Johnswort, Saint
Johnswort, St.
Klamath Weed
Saint John Wort
Saint John's Wort
Saint Johns Wort
Saint Johnswort
St. John Wort
St. John's Wort
St. Johns Wort
St. Johnswort
Tipton's Weed
Wort, Saint John's
Wort, Saint Johns
Wort, St. John's
Wort, St. Johns
perforatums, Hypericum
Hypericum perforatum (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00059309
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Abbreviation: "hyper.". Plant origin. Original habitat: Europe, Asia and North America. Parts used: whole plant. Note: P.S.- There is pathogenetic study for this substance.
Preferred term Hypericum perforatum (Homeopathy)
Hypericum teretiusculum - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063104
Preferred term Hypericum teretiusculum
Hypericum connatum - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063105
Preferred term Hypericum connatum
Hypericum laxiusculum - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063106
Preferred term Hypericum laxiusculum



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