Scientific Name: Passiflora incarnata

Other Names: Apricot Vine, Granadilla, Jamaican Honeysuckle, Maracoc, Maypop, Passion Vine, Purple Passion Flower, Passion Fruit, Water Lemon

Parts used: Whole Plant

Preparation & Dosage:

Herbal Actions: Analgesic, Antispasmodic, Anxiolytic, Diaphoretic, Emmenagogue, Hepatic, Hypnotic (Strong), Hypotensive, Nervine Relaxant, Sedative, Tonic (Cardiac)

Uses: Anxiety, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Epilepsy, Hysteria, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramps, Nervous Headache, Neuralgia, Restlessness, Stress

Contraindications: May increase the effects of prescription sedatives, antispasmodics, and anxiolytics. Do not use if taking MAOIs. Don’t use if pregnant or breastfeeding.