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Plant Family: Passifloraceae

Botanical Description:
Passiflora incarnata, commonly known as passionflower, is a perennial vine native to the southeastern United States. It belongs to the Passifloraceae family, which includes over 500 species of flowering plants. Passionflower vines can grow up to 10 meters in length and produce distinctive, intricate flowers that are typically white with purple or blue accents. The flowers have a unique structure, with radial filaments and a central stigma surrounded by radial filaments. The fruit of the passionflower is a small, round berry containing edible seeds. The leaves of the passionflower vine are deeply lobed and can vary in size and shape.

Passionflower has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine, particularly in Native American and European herbal traditions. Passionflower contains a variety of active constituents believed to contribute to its therapeutic effects. It has been valued for its calming properties and to promote relaxation.

Passionflower Tea: Prepare passionflower tea by steeping dried passionflower herb in hot water for 5-10 minutes. Strain the tea and drink as needed. Passionflower tea can be sweetened with honey or flavored with lemon if desired.
Passionflower Tincture: Prepare passionflower tincture by macerating dried passionflower leaves and flowers in alcohol for several weeks to extract their medicinal properties. The tincture can be diluted with water and taken orally as needed.
Passionflower Capsules: Passionflower capsules are available as a convenient and standardised form of the herb. They can be taken orally as a dietary supplement to support. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for dosage and administration.

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