The truth about passion fruit - Maracujá (maracuya)

Passion fruit is soothing or is it a myth? Helps sleep?

Acidic, sour and loved all over the world. Is it true that passion fruit is soothing? In fact, it is not the fruit that has a soothing and calming effect, but actually the leaves! In order to have the desired effect of the alkaloids and flavonoids that soothes anxiety and helps with sleep, one has to make a tea. The safflower and bark are also rich in benefits, such as antioxidants and intestinal regulation because of the large amount of fiber, but it is a myth that the juice helps to soothe.

Passion fruit plant is soothing, but only when used correctly. Its properties can help reduce insomnia, stress and tiredness.

With all this nutritious arsenal, passion fruit offers numerous health benefits:

  • Improves blood circulation;
  • It lowers heartbeat and acts as a vasodilator, contributing to blood pressure control;
  • Reduces headaches that are of nervous origin;
  • Helps in the treatment of insomnia;
  • Reduces anxiety and stress;
  • Increases immunity;
  • Improves digestion;
  • Helps treat breathing problems such as asthma and bronchitis;

There are numerous herbalists who use the leaves of the plant to produce tranquilizers that act directly in the fight against anxiety, depression and sleep disorders.

Passion fruit compounds are known scientifically as passiflora and are present in capsules, drops and tablets to soothe naturally.


It is undisputed that the fruit passion fruit brings numerous health benefits, however, as mentioned above, the soothing properties are more concentrated in the leaves.

Therefore, if the goal is to use the powers of passion fruit as a sedative, it is ideal to make the following recipe:

The soothing effect of passion fruit is not in the fruit pulp, but in the leaves. Because of this you need to make a tea with the leaves to help you keep low levels of anxiety. Check out how to do a soothing passionflower leaf tea.


1 cup boiling water;
1 tablespoon passion fruit leaves (may be fresh or dried).


Put the fresh or dried leaves in a cup;
Pour boiling water over the leaves;
Brew for 10 minutes;
Thats it, enjoy!

To relieve headaches and cramps is indicated the consumption of this tea 3 times a day. If you just want to dribble insomnia, drink one cup of tea in the evening before bedtime.


Soothing passion fruit juice

The combination of passion fruit pulp with lettuce, which is also a soothing and stress-relieving vegetable, forms an excellent partner against stress and insomnia. In this case, it is not the fruit pulp that will give the drowsiness effect, but the leaves.


Pulp of 2 passion fruit;
2 leaves of lettuce;
Half cup of water;
1 teaspoon demerara sugar (optional).
Beat everything and drink, without straining. Use at any time of the day, but if it is to treat insomnia, take it at night.

Calms headaches and menstrual cramps.


2 cinnamon sticks;
1 liter of water;
1 passion fruit;
Sugar demerara to sweeten (optional).
Method of preparation:

In a pan, put the water, the cinnamon sticks and the passion fruit pulp;
As soon as it starts to boil, leave for 10 minutes;
Turn off, strain and drink 3 times a day. If you prefer, you get sick.
Soothing passion fruit tea - how to do it?


Don't know where to find passionfruit leaves or flowers? Don't worry, our Passion fruit extract capsules have the same effects in a convenient concentrated supplement capsule.


Now that you know that passion fruit is soothing, you can use it to relax and dodge stress, anxiety, and nervous states that compromise quality of life.

In addition to teas, juices and passion fruit recipes, you can bet on:

  • Passion fruit extract capsules - Like our Extract of ilfe concentrated extract. They help control restlessness, anxiety, and stress;
  • Drops of flowery extract of passion fruit - The sale in pharmacies and even in some supermarkets. Some people use it to treat cold sores and toothaches;
  • Passion fruit tincture - Can be purchased from manipulation pharmacies to treat nervous states.

Having as a habit consuming passion fruit in your daily routine can also help. In addition to soothing, the fruit contains many health benefits, which can not be ignored and we'll discuss those in another article here!


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