[gallery type="circle" ids="4076,4081,4077,4078,4083,4079"] This stunning flower is much more than just a pretty vine, it lives up to its namesake. The medicinal uses of passionflower have been documented for over 200 years for its calming effect on the nervous system and it's well-known abilities to stimulate the sex drive.
This flower has been shown to relieve muscle tension, decrease blood pressure, and decrease insomnia symptoms. Passionflower has been studied for its powerful effects on reducing anxiety since some compounds in this plant occupy the same receptor sites in the brain as drugs like benzodiazepines but passionflower has much less side effects than synthetic drugs.
Passionflower is also an aphrodisiac because it helps reduce anxiety and a constituent called chrysin prevents the body from breaking down testosterone.
Who wouldn't want to relax and increase the passion in their love life?