Periwinkle flower has many health benefits – including lowering blood pressure, helping with pain, and it is antibacterial in action. Periwinkle helps with canker sores and other mouth sores, helps with water retention and inflammation. Periwinkle contains vincamine which helps your brain work more efficiently, improves memory and concentration and improves brain circulation, helping with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and helps with tinnitus, and also lowers anxiety, stress, and nervousness. Periwinkle lowers blood glucose and Periwinkle Tea has been used for treating cancer. And Periwinkle can be used for skin inflammation and insect bites.
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist