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Other Names: Passion Flower, Passionflower, Passiflora, Passion Vine, Purple Passion Flower, Granadilla, Maracoc, Maypops, Crown of Thorns, Pasionaria, Passiflora Incarnata
Traditional Usages: Relaxes Nervous System, Anxiety, Tension, Diarrhea, Insomnia, Dysentery, Neuralgia, Painful Menstruation, Reduces High Blood Pressure, Sedative, Used for withdrawal from Opiates, Alcohol and Painkillers, Herpes, Epilepsy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hysteria, Twitching of the limbs, Tremor in the Elderly, Lessens reliance on Valium and Librium, Rapid Heart Beat, Pain of Shingles, Snakebites, Fevers, Boils, Wounds, Eatache, Insomnia, Stomach and Menstrual Cramps,
Resources: US, Europe, Peru, Argentina, India
Parts Used: Flower, Dried Vine, Stem, Shoots
Herbal Research: Passiflora
Health Warning: Seek advice before using Passionflower if Pregnant or breastfeeding. Considered unsafe by FDA,US, however in Europe it is considered safe
Passiflora - Herbal remedy for Bulimia: Passiflora can be taken as a herbal tea twice a day.
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