Passionflower, also known as Passiflora incarnata, is a perennial vine native to the southeastern United States and South America. The leaves, stem, and flowers of the plant are used for medicinal purposes. Passionflower has been traditionally used to help relieve symptoms of anxiety and insomnia, it is believed to have sedative properties. It is also traditionally used to help reduce symptoms of nervousness and agitation. Passionflower is also believed to have anxiolytic properties, which means it may help to reduce symptoms of anxiety and improve overall well-being. Passionflower is also traditionally used to help reduce symptoms of pain, particularly in the digestive tract, it is believed to have analgesic properties.