Passion Flower Extract 12X (12:1) | Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata) | Extract Powder 4% Flavanoids
Passion Flower Passiflora incarnata, is a fast-growing perennial vine with climbing or trailing stems. A member of the passionflower genus Passiflora, the maypop has large, intricate flowers with prominent styles and stamens. One of the hardiest species of passionflower, it is a common wildflower in the southern United States.
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) originally grew in Asia and North-America but is cultivated almost everywhere else. The most important active ingredients belong to the harmala alkaloids, such as harmine and harmaline. Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) contains an alkaloid called Passiflorine.
The plant was named Passiflora by Spanish explorers who thought that its flowers resembled three nails and a crown of thorns, reminding them of the Passion of Christ.
Passionflower is traditionally used as a mild sedative and as a sleeping aid.
Information about our extract:
- Extract solvent: water
- Plant parts used: leaves and stems
- Extraction ratio 12:1 (12kg fresh plant to make 1 kg of extract powder)
- Harvest location of plants: Fujian (Chinese Himalaya)