Useful and therapeutic properties of Passiflora inkarnatnoy

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Perennial, winding vine, reaching a height of 6 m. The stem climb trees or creeping,

smooth, rounded, with alternate, long-petiolate, Glu-bokotrehrazdelnymi leaves.The leaves are leathery, green above, grayish below.Flowers are single, 5 cm in diameter, on long stalks, the petals of lavender.Fruit edible, bacciform, juicy, at maturity yellow-orange, black seeds.Homeland - North America.

Medicinal raw materials are dried leafy shoots, collected during flowering and early fruiting.Raw materials - a mixture of broken thin greenish non-woody stems and less whole leaves and flowers and immature fruit.

Passiflora herb contains alkaloids of the indole series - 0.04%, among them Garman and norgarman, saponins, ascorbic acid, etc.

passionflower extract is used in diseases of the brain vessels (atherosclerosis, thrombosis, post-crises, etc.).. with post-traumatic encephalopathy, postkontuzionnom syndrome, postgrippoznyh arachnoiditis, encephalitis, vegetative disorders in menopause, etc. Patients who along w

ith organic neurasthenic symptoms revealed background - the phenomenon of irritability, weakening of inhibitory reactions, sleep disturbances - passionflower extract appoint 30-40 dropsto receive 3 times a day.The course of treatment 10-30 days.In most cases, patients become less irritable, have improved sleep.The best therapeutic effect was observed when postkontuzionnom syndrome with symptoms of neurasthenia, with metagrippal asthenia, etc..

In children with neurotic states and phenomena of irritable weakness passionflower extract, appoint 10 drops 3 times a day for 3-8 weeks, reduced restlessness,increased ability to concentrate and impaired headache.

preklimaktericheskom Women in menopause and elevated nervousness, sleep disorders and health, "tides" transient ar

rial hypertension passionflower extract 35 drops 3 times a day for 2-6 months has a beneficial effect, reducing or removingthese phenomena.

Thus, passionflower extract is used as a sedative for neurasthenia, insomnia, vegetative disorders, menopause, when postkontuzionnoy metagrippal and asthenia.