Herb of the Week: passionflower

stay calm and relaxed throughout the day

Passionflower is a beautiful flower that is known for its sedative and calming effects It helps to quiet the mind and bring us back into the present by relaxing the central nervous system. This can make it helpful for anxiety, nervousness and having some trouble sleeping. It is especially indicated for people who can’t sleep because they can’t turn their brain off. In fact most of its sedating effect comes from this ability to quiet us down and allow us to feel how exhausted we are. This calming effect can also help to regulate blood pressure and heart rate as well as relax the muscles in the body.

If you are interested in exploring how the medicinal properties of herbs and teas can support you on your health journey book your 30-minute personalized tea blend consult with Dr. Alexandra Sisam, ND.Please email alexandrasisamnd@gmail.com for more information. This service is available both in Toronto and Ottawa.

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