Plant name: Passiflora incarnata
Active constituents: passiflorine, harmaline, harmol, apigenin,
- Anti-anxiety: The alkaloids harman and harmaline are thought to produce monoamine oxidase inhibition while maltol and gamma-pyrone derivatives cause activation of GABA receptors that may account for anxiolytic and sedative properties.
- Sleep: Its sedative and soothing properties and to relieve insomnia and improve quality of sleep
- Anti-inflammatory effects with the pharmacologic actions of many of the flavonoids, such as apigenin.