Botanical Name: Passiflora incarnata
Components: A perennial climbing vine boasting gorgeous flowers, this plant is typically grown in Europe but is native to the southeastern parts of America. All of the above-ground parts of the plant-the stem, flowers, and leaves-are used medicinally.
Overview: Passionflower is best known for its relaxing and calming effects. It improves sleep, eases pain, lowers blood pressure, and reduces stress and anxiety.
Uses: The dried herb may be used as a tea, tincture, or powdered and encapsulated.