Standardized: lesser periwinkle
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.
More often used as tincture, can be encapsulated or served as tea.
Specific: No known precautions.
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