Name: Passion Flower extract
Effectiveness: Cardiovascular health / Circulation support
Plant original: Passiflora incarnata L.
Specifications:4% Flavones UV
Approximately 2.5 percent appears to be flavonoids such as vitexin, orientin, homo-orientin, saponarin, schaftoside, and a few others as glucosides, together with free flavonoids including apigenin, luteolin, quercetin, and kaempferol.
In Europe, passionflower is required to contain not less than 0.8 percent total flavonoids, calculated as vitexin.
for mood disorders (depression, anxiety, stress)
for insomnia and sleep disorders
for headaches, migraines and general pain
for stomach problems (colic, nervous stomach, indigestion, etc.)
to relieve menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Properties/Actions Documented by Research:
analgesic (pain-reliever), anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, cough suppressant, aphrodisiac, cough suppressant, central nervous system depressant, diuretic, hypotensive (lowers blood pressure), sedative.