Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata L.) extract

The passion flower plant (Passiflora incarnata L.) is a woody perennial vine that produces a dramatic flower, so named because of its perceived resemblance to Jesus’ crown of thorns. Native to North America and now cultivated throughout the world, the plant has a long history of traditional use, particularly as a calming agent1.

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  1. B.-E. van Wyk and M. Wink, Medicinal Plants of the World: An Illustrated Scientific Guide to Important Medicinal Plants and Their Uses (Briza Pub, Pretoria, South Africa, 2004).