Toddler tantrums, traffic jams, accidental stubbed toes – aaaah! Looking for a way to deal with your stressful day? (Other than punching your pillow, of course…)
Then you may want to stop and smell the flowers. Passion flowers, that is.
More than just a pretty flower
Passion flowers are part of a group of approximately 500 perennial plants native to tropical regions of North America, South America and southern Asia. One particular type of passion flower, known as Passiflora incarnata, is well-known for both its beautiful looks and its potential benefits for health. For centuries, the leaves, stems and flowers of this pretty plant have been used for therapeutic purposes.
Benefits of passion flower
Passion flower may help support health by providing calming and relaxing benefits to the body. This plant also contains nourishing antioxidant compounds (including quercetin and rutin) and fatty acids.
Passion flower supplements are available in capsule and liquid herbal extract form – passion flower is also a popular ingredient in many nighttime teas.
Do they work? One customer says, “I was skeptical, but I’ve discovered this product helps me to relax.”