Simple Herbal Extracts | Lesser Periwinkle


Lesser Periwinkle

Botanical Name

Vinca minor

Part Used

aerial parts


Not for use in pregnancy or while lactating. Low Blood Pressure *

Traditional Information*

A powerful herb used with Ginkgo and Rosemary to stimulate vascular and cerebral circulation. It is appropriate for cerebral insufficiency, “yin” migraines, for impaired memory and cognitive function and poor peripheral circulation associated with diabetes or atherosclerosis.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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