Leaves, flowers and stems.
Passionflower is widely used as a mild sedative for anxiety, nervousness, hyperactivity, insomnia and headaches caused by tension and it also relaxes tense muscles.
Passionflower should be blended with other herbs such as valerian and lemon balm for optimal effect. Passionflower tea can be taken 2 – 3 times daily, 1 – 2 gm steeped in boiling water for 10 – 15 minutes or use according to label instructions.
* Do not use in high doses if pregnant.
* Do not operate machinery while under the influence of passionflower.
* It is not recommended to use passionflower if taking antidepressant drugs.