Passion Flower GP (30)
Today, passion flower is official in the national pharmacopeias of Egypt, France, Germany, and Switzerland, and also monographed in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia and the British Herbal Compendium, the ESCOP monographs, the Commission E, the German Standard Licenses, the German Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia, and the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States.
The British Herbal Compendium indicates its use for sleep disorders, restlessness, nervous stress, and anxiety. Other uses include neuralgia and nervous tachycardia (Bradley, 1992). The German Standard License for passionflower tea indicates its use for nervous restlessness, mild disorders of sleeplessness, and gastrointestinal disorders of nervous origin (Bradley, 1992; Wichtl and Bisset, 1994). ESCOP indicates its use for tenseness, restlessness, and irritability with difficulty in falling asleep (ESCOP, 1997).
Key constituents in passion flower include flavonoids (vitexine, kamferol, quercetin, rutin), harman indole alkaloids, maltol, cyanogenic glycosides, phytosterol and etc.
Passion Flower GP contains standardized passion flower (Passiflora incarnata) 4:1 extract (aerial parts) (3.5% vitexin) to guarantee its effectiveness.
Passion flower helps to relax, effective for increased arterial pressure caused by nervous tension; tachycardia; helps with spasms, hysteria and the raised irritability. (3,4)
Passion flower is applied as a sedative for a neurasthenia, dystonia, disturbing conditions, and overexcitation.
Besides it is revealed, that passion flower’s active ingredients influence serotonin level, promoting mood improvement.
Passion flower renders positive influence on nervous system, especially during hormonal changes. It is recommended for perimenopausal and menopausal complaints. (5)
Passion flower can be used as a sedative for hyperactive children, at the conditions connected with pediatric attention disorders, and pediatric nervousness and excitability.
Passion flower is useful for cough. The decrease in frequency of bronchial asthma attacks was noted with regular intake of passion flower.
Passion Flower GP is fine sleeping aid. The product is safe and does not cause dependency.
Passion Flower GP is recommended to use in antialcoholic program.
Per one capsule:
standardized Passion flower (Passiflora incarnata) 4:1 extract (aerial parts) (3.5% vitexin)(equivalent to 1200 mg of crude herb) - 300 mg.
As a dietary supplement take 1-2 capsules with a large glass of water with meals for one month.
Individual intolerance, asthenia.
If you are pregnant, consult your physician prior to taking this product.