What Is Passionflower Used for Today?
What Is the Scientific Evidence for Passionflower?
Interactions You Should Know About
- Sedative medications : Passionflower might exaggerate their effect.
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- Review Date: 07/2012 -
- Update Date: 07/25/2012 -
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