Passiflora – Unusual Flower

This plant is a fast-growing vine. The flowers are blue, star-shaped, with a diameter of 8-10 cm, the original shape: open the five petals and five sepals in the form of a star; in bloom from June to September. For such a luxurious outfit it is called “star of cavalier”. Colorful flowers give pink and purple stamens. Fruits-yellow-orange berries.

Passiflora - Unusual Flower

Passiflora caerulea is not demanding, but grows better on well-drained, fertile soils. She needs regular watering in the hot, dry summer. It can withstand temperatures down to -5°C.

In the autumn cut off and use as medicinal raw materials. Sometimes Passiflora caerulea is grown as a room culture.

Passiflora caerulea herb is used as a soothing agent for neurasthenia, chronic alcoholism, as well as in the climacteric period. Alcohol tincture is prepared at the rate of 10 g of grass per 100 g of alcohol. Usually her drink drops, starting with 1 and up to 35 per day. To prepare a decoction, one sheet per Cup of boiling water is enough.

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