Passion flower (passiflora incarnata L.)


Herbal Essences Passion Flowers & Rice Milk shampoos and conditioners include real passion flowers and real rice milk, as certified by plant experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Passion flowers were named by Spanish explorers in the 16th century

What is passion flower?

Passion flowers got their name from Spanish explorers in the 1560s after they arrived in Peru.

For hundreds of years, this plant has been used by people in North and South America in food and for therapeutic purposes. Spanish explorers brought these flowers back to Europe, where they were mostly used in homeopathic medicine and were believed to relieve pain and help with insomnia.

Today, passion flowers are available worldwide, and there are more than 500 different species. Passion flowers are still appreciated for their many benefits and they are used for both the body and the spirit.

Passion flowers have played a role in beauty for hundreds of years. The Herbal Essences Passion Flower & Rice Milk collection is a highly conditioning collection, leaving your hair looking shiny and healthy. It is especially good for dry and damaged hair.

Where do passion flowers come from?

Passion flowers are originally from South America, but they are now grown around the world and thrive in milder climates.

Hardy passion flowers can survive outside and can grow through a fence or a trellis. Butterflies and bees love passion flowers. These flowers don’t like the cold, so move them inside to avoid the frost.