The Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata L.) is a perennial plant native to South America, Australia, and South East Asia. This flower is of the same plant as the Passion fruit. it is a rich source of vitamins A, C, B1, and B2, as well as calcium, phosphorus, and iron. Passiflora incarnata is one of the best-documented species of the Passiflora genus with therapeutic properties
Traditionally passionflower is promoted as a dietary supplement for anxiety and sleep problems, as well as for pain, heart rhythm problems, menopausal symptoms, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Below is a study on the effects Passion flower has on neuropsychiatric disorders like anxiety.
Study name: Passiflora incarnata in Neuropsychiatric Disorders—A Systematic Review
Study authors: Department of Human Nutrition and Metabolomics, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin
Study conclusion: Passionflower has the potential to alleviate some symptoms of neuropsychiatric origin. No adverse effects, including memory loss or collapse of psychometric functions, have been linked to passionflower administration. The anti-anxiety effect of Passiflora incarnata is comparable to drugs such as oxazepam or midazolam. Consequently, it seems to be an effective and safe pharmaceutical to reduce stress reactivity, insomnia, anxiety, and depression-like behaviors.
Always check with a licensed herbalist or doctor/practitioner when using herbal supplements for specific issues or if on medication or pregnant.
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