Rhap365 Day 38: What's in a Flame - 1) Primitive birth 2: The Prehistoric Chicken Curtsy 3: Shadrack, Meshack, and Abednigo (sp?) 4: Geisha plays the Bongo Drums 5: Pelvis Descends a Stair...
2 years ago
Note: I do not know if Passiflora incarnata applies to the white blooms, or only the purple version.
Traditional medicinal use of the flower and vine has been to treat nervous disorders and insomnia, but recent studies of the herb indicate it also relieves muscle spasms and lowers blood pressure. Tablets and other products containing passionflower are popular in Europe as a mild sedative and anxiety reliever.