Passion Flower (Herbs/Suppl)

Brand and Other Names:apricot vine, corona de cristo, more...Fleischfarbige, fleur de la passion, flor de passion, maypop, passiflora incarnata, passion vine, purple passion flower, water lemon, wild passion flower
  • Print

Suggested Dosing

General Dosing Guidlines

Dried

0.25-2 g PO TID

Tea

1 cup PO BID-TID and 30 min before bedtime; 0.25-2 g/150 ml water

Liquid Extract

0.5-1 ml PO TID; 1:1 in 25% alcohol

Tincture

0.5-2 ml PO TID; 1:8 in 45% alcohol

Anxiety Disorder

Liquid extract: 45 gtt PO daily

Opiate Withdrawal

Liquid extract: 60 gtt PO daily

Next:

Suggested Uses

ADHD, cardiac rhythm abnormalities, generalized anxiety disorder, GI upset, hemorrhoids (topical), insomnia, nervousness/excitability, neuralgias, opiate withdrawal symptoms, pain

Efficacy

Possibly effective for nervous restlessness, anxiety, opiate withdrawal when used in combo with clonidine

Previous
Next:

Interactions

Interaction Checker

and Passion Flower

No Results

     activity indicator 
    No Interactions Found
    Interactions Found

    Contraindicated

      Serious - Use Alternative

        Significant - Monitor Closely

          Minor

            All Interactions Sort By:
             activity indicator 
            Previous
            Next:

            Adverse Effects

            Frequency Not Defined

            Altered consciousness

            Ataxia

            Confusion

            Dizziness

            Drowsiness

            Liver toxicity

            Nausea/vomiting

            Pancreas toxicity

            Prolonged QT interval

            Vasculitis

            Ventricular tachycardia

            Previous
            Next:

            Warnings

            Contraindications

            None reported

            Cautions

            Concurrent sedative agents

            Previous
            Next:

            Pregnancy & Lactation

            Pregnancy Category: unsafe

            Lactation: avoid use

            Pregnancy Categories

            A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

            B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

            C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

            D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

            X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

            NA:Information not available.

            more...
            Previous
            Next:

            Pharmacology

            Metabolism: N/A

            Excretion: N/A

            Mechanism of Action

            Apigenin: benzodiazepine receptor agonist

            May have some MAOI activity

            Previous