Periwinkle

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What other names is Periwinkle known by?

Common Periwinkle, Earlyflowering, Evergreen, Herbe à la Capucine, Herbe de Fidélité, Lesser Periwinkle, Myrtle, Petite Pervenche, Pervenche Mineure, Small Periwinkle, Vinca minor, Vincae Minoris Herba, Vincapervinca, Violette des Morts, Violette de Serpent, Violette de Sorcier, Wintergreen.

What is Periwinkle?

Periwinkle is an herb. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.

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  • Preventing brain disorders, tonsillitis, sore throat, intestinal swelling (inflammation), toothache, chest pain, wounds, high blood pressure, and other conditions.

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