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Starwest Botanicals

Passion Flower Herb Cert Organic C/S Starwest brand, 1lb

$33.50

Herbal Information for Organic Passion Flower Herb in Cut Form

Common Names: Passion Flower Herb, Maypop, apricot vine, passion vine, purple passion flower, passiflore
Botanical Name: Passiflora incarnata
Certified Organic:   Yes, USDA Organic
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: One Pound (1lb)
Form: Organic Cut / Sifted
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Origin: France
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Caution:   Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
California Prop 65

Additional Information about Passion Flower
Benefits of Passion Flower

  • A woody vine with distinctive flowers
  • Native to Central, North and South America
  • Supports Restful Sleep
  • Passion flower is often used as a tea
  • Promotes centered calmness
  • Supports Emotional Well-Being

Passion flower has high levels of GABA (gamma-amino butyric acid) compared to other plants. Studies found that Passion flower reduced anxiety in patients going into surgery. A study in Australia found that healthy young adults given Passion flower tea before sleep had a better quality of sleep compared to those given a placebo.

Passion flower herb is often used for herbal tea, herbal remedies, and herbal formulas. It is an herb used for sleep and health. It is an herb that makes a calming tea.

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Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

  • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
  • How to make a citrus facial splash
  • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
  • Citrus potpourri basket       

About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes: 
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor. 
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity. 
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

Laboratory Analysis

Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.

Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3977550/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passiflora
https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Passion-Flower-Cid2002

Appel K, Rose T, Fiebich B, Kammler T, et al. Modulation of the γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) system by Passiflora incarnata L. Phytother Res. 2011 Jun;25(6):838-43.
Movafegh A, Alizadeh R, Hajimohamadi F, Esfehani F, et al. Preoperative oral Passiflora Incarnata reduces anxiety in ambulatory surgery patients: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2008;106(6):1728–1732.
Ngan A, Conduit R. A double-blind, placebo-controlled investigation of the effects of Passiflora incarnata(passionflower) herbal tea on subjective sleep quality. Phytother Res. 2011 Aug;25(8):1153-9.
Traub, Michael. “Passion Flower (Passiflora) An Overview of Research And Clinical Indications.” Cdn.naturaldispensary.com, Gaia Herbs, cdn.naturaldispensary.com.

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    Herbal Information for Organic Passion Flower Herb in Cut Form

    Common Names: Passion Flower Herb, Maypop, apricot vine, passion vine, purple passion flower, passiflore
    Botanical Name: Passiflora incarnata
    Certified Organic:   Yes, USDA Organic
    Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
    Package Size: One Pound (1lb)
    Form: Organic Cut / Sifted
    Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
    Origin: France
    Brand: Starwest Botanicals
    Caution:   Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
    California Prop 65

    Additional Information about Passion Flower
    Benefits of Passion Flower

    • A woody vine with distinctive flowers
    • Native to Central, North and South America
    • Supports Restful Sleep
    • Passion flower is often used as a tea
    • Promotes centered calmness
    • Supports Emotional Well-Being

    Passion flower has high levels of GABA (gamma-amino butyric acid) compared to other plants. Studies found that Passion flower reduced anxiety in patients going into surgery. A study in Australia found that healthy young adults given Passion flower tea before sleep had a better quality of sleep compared to those given a placebo.

    Passion flower herb is often used for herbal tea, herbal remedies, and herbal formulas. It is an herb used for sleep and health. It is an herb that makes a calming tea.

     blue-bar1.jpg

    Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

    • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
    • How to make a citrus facial splash
    • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
    • Citrus potpourri basket       

    About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control

    Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes: 
    • Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor. 
    • Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
    • HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity. 
    • ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
    • Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
    • Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.

    Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements

    Laboratory Analysis

    Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.

    Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.

    References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3977550/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passiflora
    https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Passion-Flower-Cid2002

    Appel K, Rose T, Fiebich B, Kammler T, et al. Modulation of the γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) system by Passiflora incarnata L. Phytother Res. 2011 Jun;25(6):838-43.
    Movafegh A, Alizadeh R, Hajimohamadi F, Esfehani F, et al. Preoperative oral Passiflora Incarnata reduces anxiety in ambulatory surgery patients: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2008;106(6):1728–1732.
    Ngan A, Conduit R. A double-blind, placebo-controlled investigation of the effects of Passiflora incarnata(passionflower) herbal tea on subjective sleep quality. Phytother Res. 2011 Aug;25(8):1153-9.
    Traub, Michael. “Passion Flower (Passiflora) An Overview of Research And Clinical Indications.” Cdn.naturaldispensary.com, Gaia Herbs, cdn.naturaldispensary.com.

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    Current Stock: 2
    SKU: 209483-31
    UPC: 767963126153
    Manufacturer Part Number 209483-31
    Condition: New
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    Width: 3.00 (in)
    Height: 5.00 (in)
    Depth: 5.00 (in)