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Periwinkle is a perennial plant of the curly family. It contains useful substances: alkaloids, tannins, carotene, organic acids.

Periwinkle has a vasodilating, hypotensive and sedative effect. It improves cerebral circulation, therefore helps with strokes and neuroses.

In folk medicine, periwinkle is used to treat migraines, diarrhea, tuberculosis, and bleeding. It is used externally for eczema, ulcers, and wounds.

Decoctions of dried leaves are used to treat diseases. For example, a decoction of a spoonful of dried periwinkle is drunk 1 tbsp per glass of boiling water. 3 times a day.Periwinkle

Periwinkle is an unpretentious shade-tolerant plant. It is planted on the trunks of fruit trees and propagated by dividing the bush.

For preparations, flowering stems are cut and dried in the shade. Raw materials are stored for no more than 2 years.

Periwinkle should not be taken if you have hypertension or during pregnancy. It has poisonous properties, so use with caution.

Periwinkle is effective against diarrhea and tuberculosis. Chemotherapy drugs are obtained from it.