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Pharma-Seed #4 – Vincristine

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FOUND IN: Catharanthus Roseus Common names: Church flower, Magdalena, Old Maid, Vinca Drug Name: Vincristine (Oncovin) Madagascar Periwinkle is a popular plant found in gardens and homes across the world. Rich in vinca alkaloids, the discovery of this medicinal flower is famed for its wide spread use in chemotherapy regimens. Medicinal Uses Modern Day uses: A chemotherapeutic agent used in …