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Hypericum MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Hypericum
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.859.625.500
Unique ID
D020902
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Hypericum perforatum
Saint John's Wort
Saint Johns Wort
Saint Johnswort
St. John's Wort
St. Johns Wort
St. Johnswort
Registry Number
txid55962
Related Numbers
txid65561
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
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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