Botanicals - Passionflower
Product of France
Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.
Latin Name: Passiflora incarnata
Plant Family: Passifloraceae
In the 1800's passiflora became popular with the Victorians when the hybridisation of the passion flower began.
Passion flowers can be dried and used in potpourri blends.
The fruit oil can be used as a flavouring for cosmetics and as scent in bath products.
The dried leaf and flowers can be combined with other herbs such as hops, chamomile and lavender to make a fragrant and soothing herbal sleep pillow.
The dried leaf can also be made into a bath tea with other soothing herbs such as lavender and rose petals to make a wonderfully fragrant and relaxing bath blend.