Passion Flower GP - References

I Product Info I Ingredients
I Recommended Use
I Clinical Trials
I Research Brief
I References



Indication: irritability, sleep disturbance, susceptibility to cramps. hyperactivity in children, anti-alcoholic program.

Actions: helps to calm down, reduces  irritability and nervousness, helps to decrease arterial blood pressure, promotes restful sleep, relieves cramps and spasms,  can be used in antialcoholic program.

Ingredients (per one capsule):

standardized Passion flower (Passiflora incarnata) 4:1 extract (aerial parts) (3.5% vitexin)(equivalent to 1200 mg of crude herb) - 300 mg.

Low USA domestic & international



Passion Flower GP - References:

1. Foster S. Herbs for Your Health. Loveland, CO: Interweave Press, 1996, 68-9.
2. Lutomski J, Segiet E, Szpunar K, Grisse K. The importance of the passionflower in medicine [in German]. Pharm Unserer Zeit . 1981;10:45-49.
3. Chevallier A. Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants . New York, NY: DK Publishing; 1996;117.
4. Bruneton J. Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry, Medicinal Plants . Paris, France: Lavoisier Publishing Inc.; 1995:284-285.
5. Israel D, Youngkin EQ. Herbal therapies for perimenopausal and menopausal complaints. Pharmacotherapy . 1997;17:970-984.
6. Bourin M, Bougerol T, Guitton B, Broutin E. A combination of plant extracts in the treatment of outpatients with adjustment disorder with anxious mood: controlled study vs placebo. Fundam Clin Pharmacol . 1997;11:127-132.
7. Akhondzadeh S, Naghavi HR, Vazirian M, Shayeganpour A, Rashidi H, Khani M. Passionflower in the treatment of generalized anxiety: a pilot double-blind randomized controlled trial with oxazepam. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2001 Oct;26(5):363-7
8. Dhawan K, Kumar S, Sharma A. Anti-anxiety studies on extracts of Passiflora incarnata Linneaus. J Ethnopharmacol. 2001 Dec;78(2-3):165-70
9. Akhondzadeh S, Kashani L, Mobaseri M, Hosseini SH, Nikzad S, Khani M. Passionflower in the treatment of opiates withdrawal: a double-blind randomized controlled trial. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2001 Oct;26(5):369-73
10. Yaniv R, Segal E, Trau H, Auslander S, Perel A. Natural premedication for mast cell proliferative disorders. J Ethnopharmacol . 1995;46:71-72.
11. Meier B. Passiflora incarnata L.-Passion flower: Portrait of a medicinal plant. Zeitschrift Phytother 1995;16:115-26.