Venus | Aphrodite
Also known as Bright Eyes
Priced Per Ounce
Periwinkle roots and dried flowers can be used in love spells and charms. According to legend, periwinkle leaves guard against fear, evil, snakes, poison, and wild animals. The dried leaves work well for cleansing to drive out bad energy, and the roots can be used to this purpose in resin blends. Periwinkle is also related to memory; particularly, looking at a periwinkle flower is thought to bring back lost memories.
All parts of Periwinkle are highly toxic and should not be consumed.
Lesser periwinkle contains the alkaloid vincamine, which has shown some benefit In the pharmaceutical industry to people with Alzheimer's disease. Some use this herb as a mouth wash for canker sore relief.
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