Recommendations for use:
Adults: 2 – 3 tablets daily.
Passionflower: the part used is the whole plant without roots. The sedative action of Passiflora, reported for the first time in 1867 by Phares, was later clinically confirmed by Stapleton who found it useful in all cases of insomnia in which the obstacle to sleep was due to cerebral excitation. Renon used it with success in states of anxiety and in particular in the so-called war anxiety. Leclerc boasted the efficiency of Passiflora in fighting menopausal disorders and insomnia which frequently occurs during the convalescence of infectious diseases and in particular in grippe; according to researchers Passiflora would have the great advantage of provoking a sleep similar to the physiological one and a quick and complete awakening.
Hawthorn: the parts used are the flowering tops. the substance physiologically more active contained in hawthorn is the crategic acid that acts on arterial pressure and on coronary arteries as a vaso
dilator. It has a calming action on the nervous system, in fact hawthorn decreases excitability and obtains good results in the congestive disorders of menopause and in atherosclerotic patients whose cardiac heretism causes excessive emotionality.
Chamomile: the parts used are the heads and the detached flowers. Most of phytotherapy scholars stated that the active principles of chamomile are represented by azulene (chamazulene) and by camillin; the first one has an antiphlogistic action and, the second one, has a slight spasmolytic action.
Lemon balm: the parts used are leaves and flowering tops. Properties of this plant are: antisteric, antispasmodic, aromatic, tonic-stematic, carminative.
Mint: the parts used are the leaves. Properties: antiseptic, calming, aromatic, thirst quenching, tonic, carminative, corrective.
Hop: main components are the resin and the volatile oil contained in the lupulin (flower glands). It has a great importance as sedative and nervous balancer.