Periwinkle Aerial Parts
Periwinkle (Vinca minor) is also known as myrtle. It is a member of the Apocynaceae family. Periwinkle is indigenous to northern Spain, western France, and central and southern Europe, this familiar ground-hugging evergreen shrub can now be found throughout the world. Periwinkle has purplish-blue flowers. The applicable part of periwinkle are the aboe ground parts - the leaves, stem, and the flowering plant. Periwinkle contains the alkaloid vincamine. It has demonstrated hypotensive, diuretic, sedative, and astringent activities. Periwinkle is often recommended for circulatory problems. It is also used for brain health. blood purification, intestinal inflammation, improving immune function, and promoting wound healing.
Products containing Periwinkle Aerial Parts
Cautions Potential side effects include stomach problems and reddened skin.