The passion flower is a gentle natural sedative and best friend of quality sleep.Its balanced healing powers come from the bioflavonoids and alkaloids of this plant, simple compounds that have positiveinteraction with its own methods of the organism for maintaining mental and physical health and balance.
- Against insomnia
- Relieves anxiety
- Against Depression
- Natural treatment against stress
- Natural treatment for soothing the tachycardia
- Improves concentration
- Against the symptoms of menopause
- Against Parkinson’s Disease
- Reduces cramps and abdominal pain
The passion flower relaxes the cramps and tension of the muscles without affecting the breathing orpsychological function in the waymost sedatives do, making it a powerful, yet easy and pleasant to use.
Here are the most powerful health benefits of the passion flower:
The most common medical use of passion flower is to help relieve insomnia, which is constant inability to fall asleep or stay asleep throughout the night.
More specifically, a recent study found that their discoveries concerning the use of small doses of the passion flower contribute to quality or peaceful sleep in adults without feeling drowsy during the day.
Relieves the pain
Due to its antispasmodic and sedative effects, physical pain can also be relieved with the passion flower in countless ways. The passion flower is the best choice for premenstrual cramps or reduction of a strong migraine headache. You can also ease your muscle pain, cramps and even strong toothaches.
Helps with stress and anxiety
Nervousness, anxiety, daily stress and pressure caused by modern and fast life are going to be drastically reduced and mitigated thanks to the regular use of passionflower. In addition, the passion flower does not cause drowsiness or deterioration of your working performance the next day,opposed to the specific of the sedatives.
Anti-depressant and menopause relief
It is a perfect double choice in the period of menopause since it can help inrelieving this period of change in the woman’s body when she is in that phase, and also act as an antidepressant which removes “hot flashes” and unpleasant periods that are typical for menopause.
In one study participants took supplements with passion flower every day for six months. Significant symptoms of improvement occurred after the third week.
Researchers have found that the flower of the passion flower can provide an advantage for women with menopause who cannot afford or do not want to use any types of hormone replacement.
The passion flower is a plant that was first discovered by Spanish conquistadors in Peru in 1569, and has a long history of use in mitigating and alleviating various conditions such as insomnia, anxiety, epilepsy, high blood pressure, indigestion and many others.
San Sebastian PASSIFLORA Tincture helps in relieving the symptoms of anxiety and insomnia. The calming effectit possesses comes from the presence of flavonoids, mostly of the flavonecalled chrysin, which is the main substance of the passion flower.
It works in a way that it binds to the GABA-benzodiazepine receptors in the brain (GABAreceptors are a class of receptors that respond to GABA – gamma-aminobutyricacid, the main inhibitory neurotransmitter of the central nervous system, and have a role in achieving the cognitive functions), enhances the effect of gamma aminobutyric acid that results in a calming and soothing effect in the body which help in situations of anxiety and insomnia.
Thanks to thisprocess,the passion flower helps in relieving anxiety, insomnia, panic, irritability, and it is also effective in relieving muscle cramps.
Compared to conventional drugs for treating these conditions, which often have side effects and cause addiction, such as diazepam and oxazepam, a research shows that extracts of the passionflower are equally effective but do not have the previously mentioneddangerous effects.
* There were no serious side effects noticed from the use of passion flower extracts but you should respect the recommended daily intake because exceeding the recommended dose can lead to drowsiness, confusion, dizziness and rapid heartbeat.
** Pregnant women and nursing mothers – It is not safe for use by pregnant women because it contains substances that can stimulate uterine contractions. It is not known whether there are negative side effects in nursing mothers.