Passionflower 10X 2gr
Passion incarnata leaves and roots have a long history of use among Native Americans in North America and were adapted by the European colonists. The fresh or dried leaves of Passion are used to make a tea that is used to treat insomnia and hysteria and is also valued for its analgesic properties
Passion edulis and a few other species are used in Central and South America for similar purposes. Once dried the leaves can also be smoked.
Many species have been found to contain beta-carboline harmala alkaloids, which are MAO inhibitors with anti-depressant properties. The flower and fruit have only traces of these chemicals but the leaves and the roots are often more potent and have been used to potentiate the effects of mind-altering drugs. The most common of these alkaloids is harman, harmaline and harmine.
Passionflower herb has an overall calming effect. in high doses may have a hallucinogenic effect.
Passiflora incarnata is commonly known as maypop, passionflower, and wild apricot. Traditionally, the fresh or dried whole plant has been used as a herbal medicine to treat nervous anxiety and insomnia. This herb will help you relax and improves your sleep. Large quantities may have a mild hallucinogenic effect.