Passion Flower / Passiflora
The ancient Aztecs reportedly used passion flower as a sedative and pain reliever. Today herbalists also recommend it as a sedative and antispasmodic agent.
Passion flower can be such a potent herbal remedy because it calms muscle tension and twitching without affecting respiratory rate or mental function the way many pharmaceutical sedatives do. Find out how harvesting and using the entire aboveground part of the plant — leaf, stem, and flower — can provide relief.