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PERIWINKLE PLANT FOR CANCER, LEUKEMIA, HODGKIN'S DISEASE & BLOOD PRESSURE

**Periwinkle Plant leaf extract to treat


*Blood Pressure

*Cancer

*Hodgkin.s disease

*Leukemia

Catharanthus roseus or Vinca major or Vinca rosea


It is a friendly looking plant, not at all exotic, with small lilac, pink or white flowers. It is self propogating and soon fills your garden


Benefits: This unassuming plant produces vinblastine, a component of a drug used in the treatment of Hodgkin’s disease and vincristine which has proved beneficial in the treatment of leukemia.


Benefits: Aside from being a treatment for high blood pressure its leaves were a Carib curative for diabetes. Reportedly substances in its leaves may also provide effective cancer treatments.


From: Madagascar


Planting and Care: Periwinkles will grow just fine in the sun or in the shade as long as they receive some very occasional rainfall or watering and a once in a while dose of fertilizer.

Sourced and published by Henry Sapiecha 28th May 2010


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