Passiflora IncarnataPassion-flower, Passiflora, Passiflor incarnata
Below are the strongest indications of Passiflora Incarnata in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
An efficient anti-spasmodic. Whooping-cough. Morphine habit. Delirium tremens. Convulsions in children; neuralgia. Has a quieting effect on the nervous system. Insomnia, produces normal sleep, no disturbance of cerebral functions, neuroses of children, worm-fever, teething, spasms. Tetanus. Hysteria; puerperal convulsions. Painful diarrhoea. Acute mania. Atonic condition generally present. Asthma, 10-30 gtt. every ten minutes for a few doses. Locally, in erysipelas.
Large doses of mother tincture are required - thirty to sixty drops, repeated several times.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.