Archive for June, 2012

Passion Flower (Passiflora)

Health Benefits Of Passion FlowerPassion flower (Passiflora incarnata) is a plant with very beautiful flowers of yellow, white or purple colors, which grows and is being cultivated in warm areas throughout the globe. Native to Central and North America, passion flower played a role in local herbal medicines as a powerful natural painkiller and calming remedy. Passion flower is a vine and can grow up to 7-8- meters in length. For medicinal uses and making herbal preparations the leaves, flowers, and stems of the plant can be used. Passion flower benefits are numerous, and nowadays, this natural remedy is available in the forms of herbal extracts, herbal teas, tinctures, capsules, as well as supplements or dry plant parts. (more…)