Monthly Archives: July 2012

Extractum vincae – Extract of Lesser/Dwarf Periwinkle

Vinca minor also known as Small periwinkle or Common periwinkle grows in deciduous forests of central, southern Europe and south-west Asia, often cultivated in gardens or planted on cemeteries. Vinca minor was also dragged to USA and now is showing invasive properties, hence its relative easy accessibility for herbalists from at least 3 continents. This forgotten herb was used in the past against diarrhea, catarrhs of alimentary canal, nose bleedings, skin rash or lung phlegm. Today we know more about its chemical features Continue reading