Ingredients Glossary

Passion Flower

Passion Flower
Botanical name: Passiflora incarnata

Alternative Names
Passion vine
Purple passion flower
Water lemon

In the Americas, some Native American groups have used the plant as a mild sedative. The part medicinally used is the dried flowering and fruiting top of the plant. There are many substances with potentially pharmacological activity. The principal constituents are flavonoids.

Passionflower has been used for relaxation, sleep and mental well-being.

The description presented in the nutrients glossary is for informational purposes only. It is based on widely available scientific and / or traditional references. Levels vary by product. The ingredient in the product is not intended to prevent, treat, cure or alleviate the medical symptoms described.