Folk Names: Grandilla, Maracoc, Maypops, Passion Vine
Powers: Peace, Sleep, Friendships
Magickal: Contrary to its name, the passion flower is placed in the house to calm problems and troubles, and to bring peace.
Carried, it attracts friends and great popularity Placed below the pillow it aids in sleep.
Medical: Passion flower is a climbing vine that is native to the southeastern United States, and Central and South America. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.
Some people take passion flower by mouth for sleep problems (insomnia), anxiety, adjustment disorder, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), pain, fibromyalgia, relieving opioid withdrawal symptoms, reducing anxiety and nervousness before surgery, and heart failure.
Some people apply passion flower directly to the skin for hemorrhoids, burns, and swelling (inflammation).
In foods and beverages, passion flower extract is used as a flavoring.
Passion flower was formerly approved as an over-the-counter sedative and sleep aid in the U.S., but this approval was withdrawn in 1978 when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed the class and manufacturers did not submit evidence of safety and effectiveness.
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All herbs and oils are intended for magical use only.
They are not intended for internal use.