Plant name: Passiflora incarnata 


Active constituents:  passiflorine, harmaline, harmol, apigenin, 



Medicinal Properties:  

  • 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.