Research

The Passiflora Project

Dr. Siegward Elsas at Oregon Health & Science University’s Epilepsy Center conducted a study to test the safety and effectiveness of using Passionflower extract. Dr. Elsas collaborated with our research department; Oregon's Wild Harvest donated organic Passionflower extract and provided manufacturing expertise to assist in his project. The work has been published in the following journal:
Phytomedicine. 2010 Apr 9.
 
Passiflora incarnata L. (Passionflower) extracts elicit GABA currents in hippocampal neurons in vitro, and show anxiogenic and anticonvulsant effects in vivo, varying with extraction method.

Elsas SM, Rossi DJ, Raber J, White G, Seeley CA, Gregory WL, Mohr C, Pfankuch T, Soumyanath A.

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