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Catharanthus Roseus Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

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General Name
Catharanthus Roseus
English Name
Rosy Periwinkle, Madagascar Periwinkle
Botanical Name
Catharanthus Roseus, Vinca Rosea
Hindi Name
Chinese Name
Chang Chun Hua

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Catharanthus Roseus Cures

Most Effective


Action of Catharanthus Roseus

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Catharanthus Roseus

Catharanthus Roseus
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Taste of
Catharanthus Roseus

Parts Used

Whole Plant, Roots, Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Catharanthus Roseus

It may cause Nausea and Vomiting.
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Catharanthus Roseus is a shrub.
It is an evergreen.
It grows in tropical and subtropical regions.
It grows up to 60 Cm.
Best used for Cancer.

In TCM :
All Grass of Madagascar Periwinlke : Chang Chun Hua


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Materia Medica for Catharanthus Roseus

Catharanthus Roseus General

Catharanthus Roseus efficiently lowers the High Blood Pressure.
It has Anticancer attribute which combats and prevents Cancer.
It is widely used in the treatment of Lung Cancer.
Due to Antidiabetic properties, it regulates blood Sugar levels and prevents Diabetes.
It is Antiviral in nature, therefore, it potentially work against Viral Infections.
It is an optimal herb for avoiding Blood Cancer.
It has Antibacterial properties which fight against Bacteria.
Catharanthus Roseus extract is used to counter Dysentery.
It is also effective for Diarrhea.
It has the Antiinflammatory attribute which heals the inflammation.
It is a Skin Toning herb that promotes glow and rejuvenates the skin. Thus, it effectively cures Skin Disease.
It is potent to reduce Acne. It also relieves from Eczema and suppresses the swelling of the skin.
This herb is considered for the treatment of Bleeding Nose. Often, it is used to prevent Gingivitis.
It counters Piles.
It protects the eyes from Inflammation and Bacterial Infection. Effectively used to cure Conjunctivitis.
It is widely used to cure Aphthous Ulcers.
It is a helpful remedy for Headache.
During Fatigue, it relaxes the mind and the body and helps to gain the energy back.
Catharanthus Roseus counters Depression and Nausea.
It is considered during Malaria to get rid of it.
It eases the breathing problem in asthmatic patients and helps to completely cures it.
It protects the body from Infections that affect the health.
It is used to suppress Swelling.
It works against Insect Bites.
It guards against Urinary Problems.
Single Herb

Catharanthus Roseus for Scanty Menses

Take Catharanthus Roseus leaves. Prepare an infusion. Use it as a douche.

Catharanthus Roseus for External Bleeding

Take Catharanthus Roseus leaves. Boil them. Prepare poultice. Apply on affected part.

Catharanthus Roseus for Insect Bites

Take Catharanthus Roseus leaves. Boil them. Extract them. Apply it on the affected area.

Catharanthus Roseus for Diabetes

Take Catharanthus Roseus leaves. Prepare decoction. Drink early in the morning for 7 days.

Catharanthus Roseus for Wounds

Take Catharanthus Roseus roots. Prepare decoction. Wash the wounds with it twice a day.

Catharanthus Roseus for Piles

Take Catharanthus Roseus leaves. Boil them. Strain. Drink it twice a day.
Queries on Catharanthus Roseus
Yash jaiswal
17 Jan 2016
It is very helpful for me and project . I like it
Samuel M.Wambugu ( Kenya )
23 Oct 2016
It is stated that Vinca roseus/ Catharathus roseus is toxic or highly poisonous. In Italy is is called the plant of death. Yet it said to cure so many diseases. What a contradiction! How can someone prepare it at home in order to avoid toxicity and which parts of the pkants are used for treating which diseases. If the leaves, flowers, stem and roots are dried and then milled into a powder separately and stored under room temperature in sealed containers (eg. Polyethylene satchels, glass bottles or tins with lids on, are the health benefits lost and what is the shelf life under normal room temperature (20 -30 degrees centigrade)?
John Makombe ( Zimbabwe )
17 Jan 2017
periwinkle plant is miracle herb. I helped many women to stop menstrual problem pain.
Abegail ( Philippines )
22 Mar 2017
Can this plant can be used as an Insecticide? If yes, what component does the plant have?
Anand ( Andhra pradesh )
12 Apr 2017
Which plant used for cancer treatment especially in case of cervical cancer
Maatulya Ghai
19 Apr 2017
Anand. Drink an infusion of Red Clover every day for a week.
Have 100 ml of Soursop juice every day for a month. Drink 3 glass of carrot juice every day for 8 weeks. This is very very effective cure for you. Have turmeric Lehyam every day with a glass of milk for 15 days. Galium Aparine tincture. once in a day, for a month. 10 drops in a glass of water.
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