Ingredients Glossary

Passion Flower

Passion Flower
Botanical name: Passiflora incarnata

Alternative Names
Passion vine
Purple passion flower
Water lemon

In the Americas, some Native American groups have used the plant as a mild sedative. The part medicinally used is the dried flowering and fruiting top of the plant. There are many substances with potentially pharmacological activity. The principal constituents are flavonoids.


Functions:
Passionflower has been used for relaxation, sleep and mental well-being.

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