Passion fruit, in addition to being rich in nutrients beneficial to our health, helps to decrease the levels of anxiety and tension, very common nowadays. Tropical fruit, sweet and sour at the same time, is also known in English as passion fruit. Considered a natural tranquilizer, passion fruit has a great nutritional picture, which helps to boost our immune system and also acts to control blood pressure. In addition, the fruit is rich in alkaloid and flavonoids, nutrients that act on behalf of the nervous system.
In addition to being a natural tranquilizer, the fruit pulp is rich in complex B and C vitamins, responsible among other things for maintaining our mental and emotional health. And it's not just the pulp that deserves attention. A study carried out at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro shows that the passion fruit peel prevents insulin spikes (especially dangerous for diabetics), combats bad cholesterol and even helps you lose weight.
In seeds, in turn, an oil with a good amount of fatty acids can be found, very suitable for use in the kitchen and even in cosmetics, thanks to the emollient and antioxidant action. And passion fruit leaves also offer similar benefits. Most of the assets are behind the well-known tranquilizing action.