A vine commonly known as purple passionflower, wild apricot, and wild passion vine. It may inhibit anxiety, and some studies suggest that passiflora incarnata has libido-enhancing effects in some animals.

Passiflora incarnata has a pleasant aroma. It is traditionally used as an aphrodisiac. The plant’s extract is included in some sexual enhancement lubricants for these reasons; it is considered a safe ingredient, and side effects are rare.