Passiflora incarnata drawing of passionflower
Other names Maypop, Grenadille
Habitat A perennial climbing plant native to south-east North America
Constituents Alkaloids, flavonoids, sterols
Actions

Antispasmodic
Sedative
Hypnotic
Peripheral vasodilator
Anodyne

Therapeutic uses Insomnia — aids the transition into a restful sleep
Pain — assists in relieving nerve pain, toothache, headache and period pain
Mental well-being — soothing and relaxing, reduces anxiety, irritability and panic
Eases spasm — can assist with asthma, palpitations and muscle cramps
absurditii blends Dusk — combined with lemon balm, cinnamon bark, cornflower petals, chamomile flowers and vervain leaf

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