Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)

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The article offers several information related to medicinal plants in 2009. Taking passionflower 90 minutes before surgery, the herb tablets functioned better than a placebo. The Pasteur Institut...


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Natural Medicine Chest: The Power of Passionflower

In this edition of the Natural Medicine Chest, we'll discuss the medicinal use of the herb known as Passion flower, or passiflora incarnata, a powerful naturopathic remedy for stress, nervousness and insomnia.

Relax with Passionflower

Section: Herb Brief: News and Notes

This herb can ease your anxiety without severe side effects.
Health Claims

Researchers say passionflower (Pass/flora incarnata) alleviates anxiety and nervousness without triggering the dependence and withdrawal common to anti-anxiety prescription medications.

NATIVE PEOPLE IN NORTH, CENTRAL, and South America have used the leaves of this woody climbing vine as an anxiety-easer and sedative for centuries, and physicians in Europe commonly prescribe it for the same purposes. Recent studies have renewed American interest in the herb.
How It Works

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