- Supports the nervous system.
- Soothes the nerves.
- Supports restful sleep.
How It Works:
Passionflower leaves have been used traditionally as a mild calmative. In fact, Algonquin Indians used passionflower tea to help soothe their nerves. Passionflower supports the nervous system in a variety of ways. Many have found that it helps with relaxation of tense muscles. It is widely used to promote a restful night’s sleep.
Passionflower aerial parts.
Take 1 capsule with a meal twice daily.
Antispasmodic – muscle relaxant – sleep aid.
Passion flower is a mild sedative nervine.
It is more likely to help you sleep than to generate “passion”. The name
was given in the 1560’s by Spanish doctor who was reminded of the “Passion
of the Crucifixion” by the configuration of the blossom.
Although passion flower is an effective tranquilizeler, it also contain
stimulants; yielding “a complex activity on the central nervous system.
It is not narcotic so there is no possibility of addiction.
It relaxes digestive and uterine spasms and helps relieve pain.
It may also relax blood vessel spasms which would make it helpful for migraines
and coronary health.
It kills many molds, fungi and bacteria and has been used as a wound dressing.
It is not true that passion flower contains the poison cyanide.
Ornamental blue passion flower (passiflora Qaerula) does, but this is an
entirely different plant.