Working with Periwinkle
Periwinkle is an astringent herb used particularly for excessive menstrual flow and as a douche for leukorrhea. This herb or the related Vinca minor is sometimes recommended for tension headaches because of its reported ability to bring more blood into the head. Vinca is also used to reduce blood sugar in people with mild non insulin-dependent diabetes.
Periwinkle is often blended with other herbs such as passion flower herb.
Periwinkle has a taste of BITTER, ACRID and a temperature of COOL.