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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


Extractum Convallariae – Extract of Lilly of the Valley

Extractum Convallariae

Convallaria majalis is a woodland, strongly poisonous plant of Northern Hemisphere, also often grown in gardens.

Usage:Lilly of the Valley strengthens and slows down heart muscle contractions (helps in irregular heart palpitation), works mildly calming, increasing urination, anti-neurotically, decreasing swellings. The herb is recommended Continue reading