Stress Relief

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Balance travel stress naturally

Key Features
  • Reduces transitory emotional state such as feelings of apprehension and nervousness
  • Promotes relaxation response
  • Enhances creative problem solving
Recommended
  • When confronted with mental strain and pressure related to traveling
  • To limit unpleasant symptoms of stress
Intake
  • For adults, sprinkle 1 powder stick directly in the mouth without water, when needed
Travel pack
  • 1 pack of 10 powder stickers, designed for all climate zones

Stress Relief with passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) extract and vitamins B6 and B12

  • Supplement facts

    Serving size 1 stick • Servings per container 10

    Amount per serving %DRV*
    Vitamin B6 0.7 mg 50%
    Vitamin B12 1.25 mcg 50%
    Passionflower extract (Passiflora incarnata) 200 mg -

    *Daily Reference Value; - DRV not established

    Other ingredients

    Bulking agent: glucose monohydrate, passionfruit flavoring, acidity regulator: citric acid, sweetener: steviol glycosides.

    Recommended intake

    For adults, sprinkle 1 powder stick directly in the mouth without water.

    Warning
    • Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
    • Do not exceed the stated recommended daily dose.
    • The product should be stored out of reach of young children.
    • Do not use if you are pregnant or while breastfeeding.
    • If you have any medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner before taking any food supplement.
    • Store in a cool and dry place.
    Disclaimer

    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

  • Ingredients
    PASSIONFLOWER

    Passionflower or Passiflora incarnata, a climbing vine reaching 10-30 ft.(3-9 meters) with white purple-tinged flowers, is widespread in warm temperate and tropical regions of the world. It has been used in traditional medicine as a herbal sedative in North, Central and South Americas to relieve nervousness and neuralgia. In the sixteenth century, Spanish explorers discovered passionflower, which they brought to Europe. The main active constituents are flavonoids, maltol, and indole alkaloids.

    VITAMIN B6

    Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin defined as "essential" because the body cannot produce it and does not store it. Vitamin B6 is therefore drawn every day from food, present in different forms: pyridoxine, pyridoxal and pyridoxamine. Vitamin B6 is widespread in the diet and is mainly found in offal (liver, kidneys), pork and mutton meats, pulses (beans) and cereals. It is also present in fresh green vegetables, bananas, eggs and dairy products. 

    Vitamin B6 is certainly the best-known of all the vitamins in the B group, particularly for two actions:

    1. It is an essential source of energy, allowing a better resistance to effort. Vitamin B6 is necessary for the degradation of glycogen into glucose in the liver. Glycogen, a polysaccharide, is the form in which carbohydrates are stored in the body. Glycogen is broken down into glucose molecules when the body needs energy.
    2. It is often prescribed as a dietary supplement to fight against fatigue and stress. 

    Vitamin B6 is recognized as essential to the synthesis of certain neurotransmitters such as adrenalin, dopamine and serotonin, mood mediators. It also facilitates the synthesis of taurine, a calming agent allowing the organism to adapt to a situation of stress and to decrease the consequences.

    VITAMIN B12

    Vitamin B12 also known as cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin essential for normal brain function. Since the body is not able to synthesize it, it is necessary for the body to obtain it from food. 

    Vitamin B12 is found mainly in food of animal origin: offal, seafood, meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. Vitamin B12 is necessary for the proper functioning of the brain and nervous system in general. It is also essential to maintain the integrity of the nervous system, particularly the myelin sheath that protects the nerves and optimizes their functioning.

    Scientific studies that have been conducted on vitamin B12 tend to show that a deficiency can lead to relatively serious disorders such as chronic fatigue and depression.

  • Scientific evidence
    HOW DOES PASSIONFLOWER HELP REDUCE STRESS?

    One active ingredient in passionflower, chrysin, has been shown in animal studies to bind to benzodiazepine receptors sites and acts like an agonist for GABA activity. This has an inhibitory effect on the brain, which explains the anxiolytic properties of passionflower. A clinical study investigated the effects of passionflower in healthy individuals when anxiety was induced by a simulated public speaking test in several phases. Individuals taking passionflower decreased cardiovascular signals both in single and multiple doses associated with stress of public speaking compared to individuals taking placebo.1

    A three-month clinical study with healthy participants on the effects of passionflower on emotional status and sleep quality assessed with specific questionnaires showed a significant improvement on several emotional parameters related to daytime social and mental activities. The sleep score parameters did not show any changes compared to the placebo group.2

    In a more time-limited trial, passionflower was found to reduce stress related to dental anxiety in individuals undergoing periodontal treatment compared to placebo by supplementing the day prior and 90 minutes before surgery.3

    References

    1 Da Silva J.A., et al. (2017). Effects of the single supplementation and multiple doses of Passiflora incarnata L. on human anxiety: A clinical trial, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized. Int. Arch. Med., 10(6), doi: 10.3823/2276.
    2 Takara T., et al. (2019). Passionflower extract improves diurnal quality of life in Japanese subjects with anxiety: A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. Funct. Food Health Dis., 9(5), 312-327.
    3 Kaviani N., et al. (2013). The efficacy of Passiflora incarnata Linnaeus in reducing dental anxiety in patients undergoing periodontal treatment. J Dent Shiraz Univ Med Scien, 14(2), 68-72.

What is Passionflower?

Passionflower grows further north in Mexico, the Bahamas and southern United States. 

Passion flower

As a supplement

Passionflower has been consumed as an infusion since pre-Columbian times for its appeasing properties. The flower is not regularly used in cooking; however the plant produces small orange fruits which can be eaten when ripe. 

Coming from the same family as the passion fruit, the fruit of passionflower (Constance Elliot) is more acid than its cousin, because of its high content of hydrocyanic acid. For culinary use, other varieties of passionflower such as Passiflora edulis produce fruit with a more acidic taste, particularly suitable for juicing, sorbet, jelly and jam.

For anxiety and other issues: In the time of Moctezuma, passionflower was grown in the gardens of the Aztec sovereigns. It was used as an ornament for its beauty but also for its therapeutic properties. 

The aerial part of the plant was harvested and then dried to be used as an infusion. The Aztecs recognized its anxiolytic and calming properties and used it widely in their daily lives.

As a drink

This knowledge was passed on to the Spanish towards the end of the 15th century. The latter brought it back to Europe where it was subject of numerous studies, particularly in botany.

Initially used as a refreshing drink, passionflower was only recognized for its real benefits between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. These studies having strongly contributed to increase its notoriety, it is consumed today in the form of infusion but as a food supplement.

Passionflower or Passiflora incarnata is a perennial climber that thrives in tropical and sunny climates. Although many species of passionflower are native to South America (Brazil, Peru), passionflower incarnata grows further north in Mexico, the Bahamas and southern United States. 

Already used by the Aztecs for several centuries before the arrival of the European settlers, it was first brought to Europe by Jesuit missionaries in the 15th century.

It was the Spanish botanist Nicolas Monardes (1493-1588) who was probably the first to use the religious term flos passionis incarnata "flower that incarnates passion" to designate the plant. According to him, its flower was "precisely made to incarnate the Passion of Christ."

Long used as an infusion for its refreshing properties by Europeans, it was not until the 19th century that the Aztec passionflower made its entry into the European Pharmacopoeia. Used for its calming properties, it is now consumed throughout the world.

As a supplement

Passionflower has been consumed as an infusion since pre-Columbian times for its appeasing properties. The flower is not regularly used in cooking; however the plant produces small orange fruits which can be eaten when ripe. 

Coming from the same family as the passion fruit, the fruit of passionflower (Constance Elliot) is more acid than its cousin, because of its high content of hydrocyanic acid. For culinary use, other varieties of passionflower such as Passiflora edulis produce fruit with a more acidic taste, particularly suitable for juicing, sorbet, jelly and jam.

For anxiety and other issues: In the time of Moctezuma, passionflower was grown in the gardens of the Aztec sovereigns. It was used as an ornament for its beauty but also for its therapeutic properties. 

The aerial part of the plant was harvested and then dried to be used as an infusion. The Aztecs recognized its anxiolytic and calming properties and used it widely in their daily lives.

As a drink

This knowledge was passed on to the Spanish towards the end of the 15th century. The latter brought it back to Europe where it was subject of numerous studies, particularly in botany.

Initially used as a refreshing drink, passionflower was only recognized for its real benefits between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. These studies having strongly contributed to increase its notoriety, it is consumed today in the form of infusion but as a food supplement.

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Ursula Paterson
It reduced my stress at work

I recommend this product which reduced my stress just before Christmas at work. Thank you.

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Sandy del grande
Great Product !

Thank you, I received the product within a week, it was perfect. I take it to be calmer and for the moment I am quite relaxed with energy. The packaging is great, there is a QR code on the back with explanations of the nutrients used with their history.

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Nick Fermont
Recommended for stressed people like me

I live a very active life and between travel, meetings and family obligations, I am often at the limit of my stress level. This product is natural and it really works, go ahead, you will not be disappointed