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Yellow Passion


aka Passiflora lutea


Propagate: cuttings , seedings

Light: sunny

Water: once or twice a day

Soil: good drainage

Fertilizer: twice a month


Anxiety : Some research shows that taking passion flower by mouth can reduce symptoms of anxiety. In fact, it might work as effectively as some prescription medications.

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) : Passion flower reduces some symptoms of ADHD in children aged 6-13 years when taken by mouth for 8 weeks. It seems to work about as well as a low dose of the prescription drug methylphenidate

Heart failure : Early research shows that taking a combination of passion flower and hawthorn by mouth for 6 weeks increases six-minute walking distance but not exercise capacity during a bicycle exercise in people with mild heart failure.

Trouble sleeping (insomnia) : Drinking a passionflower tea an hour before bedtime for 7 nights improves people's ratings of their sleep quality.

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