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  • Vinca minor
  • Origin: Croatia


Common Name

Standardized: lesser periwinkle

Botanical Name

Vinca minor L.
Plant Family: Apocynaceae


The garden periwinkle is the source of a chemical that can be turned into vinpocetine, which can be used to support cognitive wellness. Originating in Madagascar but now growing wild in warm climates around the world, periwinkle has enjoyed a variety of traditional applications.

Parts Used

Dried aerial portion.

Typical Preparations

More often used as tincture, can be encapsulated or served as tea.


No known precautions.
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