Periwinkle

Periwinkle

  • $8.10


Product Information:

Periwinkle Vinca Minor

Consider for: 

  • treating diarrhea,

  • vaginal discharge,

  • throat ailments,

  • tonsillitis,

  • chest pain,

  • high blood pressure,

  • sore throat,

  • intestinal pain and swelling (inflammation),

  • toothache,

  • water retention (edema)

  • Periwinkle produces 70 known alkaloids, some of which are used by the pharmaceutical industry for the treatment of childhood leukemia,

  • Hodgkin’s disease,

  • testicular cancer and cancerous tumors.

  • Taken as a daily supplement, it improves the blood supply to the brain, increases oxygen and glucose for the brain to use,

  • Helps prevent abnormal coagulation of blood, and it raises brain levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin.

  • Externally, Periwinkle leaves poultices can be used to relieve wasp stings and eye inflammation, and to stop bleeding.