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  • Traditionally, passion flower is known to help alleviate symptoms of anxiety. Studies have shown that this herb may specifically reduce anxiety in people who are preparing to undergo dental treatment and outpatient surgeries. It may also help improve sleep quality with its sedative and anxiolytic properties
  • Studies have also found that when this plant is brewed as a tea or added as an ingredient in supplements, it may help provide benefits against menopausal symptoms, ADHD, dementia and Parkinson’s, and may help alleviate alcohol and opiate withdrawal syndrome
  • Some varieties of passion flower produce passion fruit, which may be used as an ingredient in fruit salad or made into juice, syrup, jams and jellies

With approximately 520 known species, the attractive and colorful petals of the passion flower may have caught your attention. Aside from being an interesting addition to a garden, its leaves, which may be dried or extracted, are commonly known to help alleviate sleep and anxiety problems.


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