Passion Flower

Passion Flower, just like a number of other herbal treatments, is all natural, and not habit forming when consumed in the correct doses. It’s a flower which thrives on fencing as well as in the woodlands of arid regions of North America. It prefers to grow in shady areas. It features a vine that may grow thirty feet, generates blade-like foliage, with tiny toothed lobes. The blossoms are white with violet centers, and blossoms in April until August. The yellowish berries has numerous plant seeds.

While passionflower is mainly used as an anti anxiety and relaxation therapy, when used in conjunction with other treatments it has been shown to help in the treatment of mild to moderate depression.

Passion Flower has numerous substances. One of the most extensively researched of them is, maltol and ethymaltol, appear to be the reason for most of the anti-anxiety benefits. In numerous clinical tests, maltol and ethymaltol exhibited neurological system sleep or sedation (soothing and calming), and also at extremely high dosages, decreased muscle spasms.  While this herb does not have any known side effects it is a sedative.

depression treatment with passion flower