What are the health benefits of passion flower?

Dr. Mike Dow, PsyD
Addiction Medicine

Passion flower may sound sexy, but its effect on your health is entirely wholesome. In this video, psychotherapist Mike Dow explains how it can help if you have sleep problems.


 

Harris H. McIlwain, MD
Rheumatology
Passion flower (passiflora incarnata) is useful as a sedative, antispasmodic and mild pain reliever. Passion flower may help to ease insomnia, stress, and anxiety. A study reported in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics concluded that passion flower may decrease pain and reduce muscle spasms - both important for back pain sufferers. 
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