Passionflower is a climbing vine that is native to the south-eastern United States and Central and South America. It is a popular herbal remedy for the treatment of nervous anxiety, stress and insomnia.
Passionflower is promoted as a dietary supplement for anxiety and sleep problems. It is applied to the skin for burns and to treat hemorrhoids’.
You can find dried passionflower as a tea, liquid extract, capsules and tablets. In foods and beverages, passionflower extract is used as a flavouring.