With its beautiful appearance, the Passion Flower is a plant you won’t soon forget. It is a tropical plant, which can be found in the wild rainforests of Central and South America. It has a rich history of use among the people of the Amazon. Its use by the indigenous tribes was noticed by European settlers, who brought the Passion Flower to the Old World, where it became a popular tranquilizer. The Passion Flower gets its name from the Christian missionaries, who associated the flower with the crucifixion of Jesus, although the indigenous people of the Amazon call the plant Maracuja. Passion Flower (80 grams) (63) View Although the passion flower itself is tremendously unique and attractive, its leaves and roots are used for its psychoactive properties. It is a hardy, woody climber, which uses other plants and trees in the rainforest for support. And with over 200 known species, it can be found with a whole range of different flowers, some more beautiful than others.
A relaxing enhancer
The use of the Passion Flower has not changed over the centuries, although new and interesting ways to utilize the plant continue to come to light. Passionflower has a pleasant relaxing and soothing effect that does not cause a hangover the next day. This has made the plant quite a popular remedy for a good night’s sleep, as well as an aid to tension and restlessness. The soothing feeling is accompanied by mild feelings of euphoria, which further enhance relaxation. When taken exclusively Passionflower can induce mildly psychedelic effects, such as slightly altered visions, but on its own it is not very powerful for this purpose. What makes Passionflower an interesting plant is its ability to work as an enhancer. Passionflower is relatively mild and therefore it will not increase the intensity of other entheogens, but will give them a unique twist. When added to LSD, mushrooms or truffles, an almost spiritual quality can be added to the experience. Visions change and a distinct energy is present. Passionflower provides light tranquility, but certainly contains a comforting and uplifting element as well. Passionflower 5x Extract (5 grams) (21) View Many Passion Flower species are psychoactive, but some contain highly toxic substances such as cyanide or cyanide glycosides. These species, which you can often buy at the garden center, are unsafe for consumption and should be avoided.