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Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata)

Passionflower is a perennial creeping vine, native to the tropical and semi-tropical southern United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. Spanish conquerors first learned of Passion flower from the Aztecs of Mexico who used it as a sedative to treat insomnia and nervousness. The plant was taken back to Europe where it became widely cultivated and introduced into European medicine. In Homeopathy, it is given for restless and wakeful sleep, resulting from exhaustion Boericke