- Organic (Vinca major) Dried Herb
- All Natural Herbal Supplements
- GMO FREE
- MADE IN USA
- NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS
Parts Used: Herb
Country of Origin: Croatia
Vinca major is an evergreen, perennial, flowering plant from the family Apocynaceae, commonly known as the dogbane family. The plant is characterized by its violet-blue flowers and creeping growth habit. Growing at a fast pace, vinca major readily forms a dense groundcover.
It’s also known with the common names of blue periwinkle, greater periwinkle, large periwinkle, and bigleaf periwinkle.
Benefits and Uses
- Prevent and treat constriction of blood vessels and hardening of arteries
- Lower blood pressure
- Excessive menstruation
- Symptoms of menopause
- Abnormal uterine bleeding
- Vaginal discharger
- Bleeding gums
- Mouth ulcers
- Sore throat
- Improve oxygen and blood flow in the body
- Improve cognitive function
- Various skin issues
- Iridoid; loganic acid
- Phenolic acids
- Sodium salts
Vinca major has been used for a wide range of health issues related to inflammation, abnormal discharges, and bleeding. It has also been used in traditional medicine for improving blood flow by preventing and treating constriction of blood vessels and lowering blood pressure.
Vincamine, an alkaloid present in greater periwinkle, is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a vasodilator and cerebral stimulant. It also has anti-inflammatory and skin protective properties and is considered effective for improving blood flow in the body.
In many cultures, periwinkle plant was believed to have the power to ward off evil spirits. In France, it was considered a symbol of friendship whereas many also believed that lost memories could be retrieved by gazing at the periwinkle plant.
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate, or prevent any disease. Results may vary based on individual user and are not guaranteed.
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