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Pharma-Seed #4 – Vincristine

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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. Modern Day uses: A chemotherapeutic agent used in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Small Cell Lung Cancer and various others forms of cancer. Originating in Madagascar, …