The Power of Passionflower
Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on September 30, 2011 by Paulina Nelega, RH
One of the most gorgeous of flowers to behold, Passionflower provides powerful support for anxiety: initial trials using Passionflower have shown that it performs as well as the drug Oxazepam for generalized anxiety disorder, and without the side effects.
Passionflower is also excellent for insomnia related to stress, including menopause. It can help to reduce the amount of time it takes to fall asleep, as well as help you stay asleep so that you get a deeper, more refreshing rest.
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Paulina Nelega, RH, has been in private practice as a Clinical Herbalist for over 15 years. She has developed and taught courses in herbal medicine, and her articles on health have appeared in numerous publications. She is very passionate about the healing power of nature. Ask Dr. Jan