U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
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U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
Not Approved For
Passiflora incarnata is uncontrolled in the United States. This means all parts of the plant and its extracts are legal to cultivate, buy, possess, and distribute (sell, trade or give) without a license or prescription. If sold as a supplement, sales must conform to U.S. supplement laws. If sold for consumption as a food or drug, sales are regulated by the FDA.
INTERNATIONAL LAW #
Germany (Deutschland) #
One visitor writes: "Passion Flower and its extractions are legal to buy, posess and distribute in Germany and its neighbour Countries. It is legal to use it in Food and beverages. It is sold as over-the-counter drug, tea or as a Flower." (unconfirmed) (thanks ak) (last updated Aug 17, 2012)
Europe (EU) #
We have been told that Passiflora incarnata extracts and herbal material are legal for use in food and beverages in the European Union. (unconfirmed) (thanks L)
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other country, please let us know.
CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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