Passion flower extract – emollient with moisturizing and refreshing properties. Depending on the type of plant, the extract may have a different effect: soothe, protect the skin or act as a conditioner.
There are four main types of passion fruit that are used in cosmetics: granadilla purple (Passiflora edulis), passionflower incarnate (Passiflora incarnáta), yellow granadilla (Passiflora laurifolia), giant granadilla. The variety and part of the plant (flower, fruit or seeds) determine the medicinal qualities of the extract: improvement of the general condition of the skin, astringent, soothing, refreshing and protecting effect. The composition of passiflora includes vitamins, polysaccharides, minerals, and amino acids. The extract has a fragrant scent with tropical and fruity notes.
Passion flower extract has a truly unique set of nutrients and vitamins. It contains a significant percentage of vitamin C, which has a positive effect on the human body, activates the production of collagen and strengthens the immune system. Due to the presence of flavonoids and trace elements such as iron, potassium, magnesium, selenium, calcium, and copper, passiflora extract has a positive effect on the skin, stabilizes the balance, activates metabolic processes, soothes, moisturizes and restores after UV burns.
In folk medicine, dry extract of Passiflora has been known for a very long time and is actively used in various collections and teas. It can calm the nerves, get rid of insomnia and even help in the fight against alcoholism.
Passiflora extract is an active component of many modern cosmetics, such as nourishing creams, masks, skin moisturizing lotions, after-sun products. He is also an excellent bioactivator, starts the process of cell renewal.
Useful properties of dry Passiflora extract for healthy skin
- Soothes the skin;
- Effective antioxidant;
- Moisturizes and tones the skin;
- Promotes rapid healing of wounds and cracks in the skin;
- Improves cell metabolism;
- Gives the skin a healthy look;
- Fights against inflammatory processes;
- Starts the process of cell renewal;
- Activates enzymes;
- Stimulates the production of collagen.
Unfortunately, our world is just full of stress. We are almost always in nervous tension, which leads us to irritability, neurasthenia, weakness, insomnia, and even more serious consequences. Doctors prescribe pills, but you will not drink them all the time, and many of them have many contraindications.
The best way out of this condition will be the reception of plant products, which nature itself gives us. For example, passionflower or Passiflora incarnata. There are more than five hundred different types of Passiflora. Official medicine recognized Passiflora extract.
Passionflower GN Extract:
- Has a lenient sedative effect on the nervous system;
- Reduces irritability, nervousness relieves tension, depression;
- Helps with sleep disorders;
- Improves concentration, mood increases efficiency;
- Possesses anticonvulsant action.
Healing properties of passiflora
It has long been with the nervous breakdowns that the peoples of South and North America used passionflower; this is the second name of the plant. True, they are more likely to use the root of a plant to cure nerve disorders. In the first half of the twentieth century, scientists proved a calming and normalizing sleep of this medicinal plant.
The healing properties of Passion flower extract are due to its composition. It contains flavonoids, coumarins, essential fatty acids, and essential oils. Passiflora fruits are edible. They contain large amounts of vitamin C, various sugars and acids. It is recommended to use passiflora for fear of flight, before surgery. In Europe, in hospitals, patients are often given a sedative before surgery on the basis of passiflora.
Studies of the beneficial properties of passiflora continue. Scientists talk about the possibility of using the plant for such problems as diabetes, depression, epilepsy. The positive effect on libido, quantity, and quality of spermatozoa is not denied. Especially if these problems are caused by the intake of large amounts of alcohol and nicotine. But all this is still under development and refinement.
Passiflora extract was studied in patients with vascular diseases of the brain (atherosclerosis, thrombosis, condition after crises, etc.), as well as with post-traumatic encephalopathy, post-contusive syndrome, post-influenza arachnoiditis, encephalitis, and with vegetative imbalances with climacteric problems.
In women in the menopausal period with increased nervousness, impaired performance and sleep, “tides,” transient arterial hypertension, Passiflora extract, which was administered 35 drops three times a day for 2-6 months, had a beneficial effect, weakening or removing the above phenomena.