Passion flower might be effective for anxiety or for limiting the symptoms of opiate withdrawal, although further research is needed to confirm the findings of early studies. There is not enough evidence to rate its effectiveness for other uses.
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Passion flower is available in several different forms (extracts, powder, tea, etc.), and the dosing directions may vary for different products. Be sure to follow the specific instructions on your particular product.
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Many people believe that natural products, such as passion flower, have no side effects. However, many natural products cause side effects, some of which can be quite serious. Passion flower can cause side effects, such as:
- Coordination problems.
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Passion flower may interact with several other medications or supplements (see Passion Flower Drug Interactions).