|Technical Name:||(Passiflora incarnata) Dried aerial parts (leaves, stems and flowers) of the plant|
|Used for:||Stress reduction, anxiety, calming without sedation, insomnia (when combined with other sedative herbs)|
|Available In:||Tinctures, extracts|
|Herb Drug:||None known, but use precaution when taking MAO-inhibiting anti-depressant drugs.|
|Interaction:||Do not take when pregnant. Active compounds may be uterine stimulants.|
|When Buying:||Choose standardized whole plant extracts or capsules containing no less than 0.8% flavonoids or isovitexin.|
|Dosage and Warning:||One dropperful of the tincture in a little warm water, or two capsules of extract, up to four times a day as needed|
|Child Dosage:||Use half the adult dose for children under 10|
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