Friday, March 29, 2013

Madagascar Periwinkle Singapore Flower

Its botanical name is Catharanthus roseus. Native to Madagascar. In the pharmaceutical industry, vincristine and vinblastine from the sap have proven to be effective in the treatment of leukemia and lymphoma. It is traditionally used to treat diabetes, hypertension and as a disinfectant.

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