Passion Flower (Passiflora)
Primarily used to support uninterrupted sleep, this ancient sedative is known to counter anxiety and can provide a sense of relief from overwhelming emotions.
The phytochemicals and alkaloids found in passion flower, such as quercetin and kaempferol, are known to improve mood and reduce levels of stress hormones in the body. Multiple human and animal studies have confirmed its potency in relation to supporting a balanced mood without harmful side effects.
Early studies also suggest that passion flower boosts the level of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in your brain; This compound lowers brain activity, which may help you relax, fall asleep faster and experience a more restful nights sleep.
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