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passion flower

An herbal remedy from the American shrub or vine Passiflora incarnata, used primarily as a sedative or calming agent. Its effectiveness has not been systematically tested in human beings.
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A singular obsession with an extinct species of passion flowers lets a botanist from Tamil Nadu in trouble.
Variation in floral morphology, days to flowering, chronology of bud development, time of anthesis and dehiscence in two accessions of passion flower. More or less similar variations of different organs of passion fruit were noticed at different flashes in a year (Nazrul et al., 2003).
If I asked him to repeat, he would point to the poster's stark human silhouette, to its flower that grew inside, meaning: Lotus Blossom, Passion Flower, Flower Is a Lovesome Thing.
TRA'N byseddu trwy lyfr am blanhigion ty, deuthum ar draws llun o'r 'passion flower' - passiflora caerulea y soniwyd amdano yn Yr Herald rai wythnosau'n ol.
* You can also combine with willow bark and passion flower in tea, for the same effect though I like cinnamon and peppermint better and passion flower makes many people drowsy.
Leaf extracts of the passion flower have a long history of medical use dating back at least 200 years.
But his musical homeland these days is most likely to be found in such jazz classics as John Coltrane's "Satellite," Wayne Shorter's "Black Nile" or Billy Strayhorn's "Passion Flower," works he performed on a recent set at the Jazz Kitchen, the premiere jazz club of Indiana.
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John's wort, valerian, and passion flower was shown to be effective in the treatment of mild depression, Dr.
Passion flower, a Mexico native, lends a dry wheat flavor to blended teas.
Hops flowers, California poppy, skullcap and catnip can all be used to make relaxing teas, and some herbs used in aromatherapy are especially calming, such as chamomile, rose, lavender, passion flower and lemon balm.
STITCH IN TIME "The design and embroidery work of the passion flower' (in the chasuble, top) was done by our Sister Joanna, SSJD, for use in the St.