Vinca. Vinca major, Greater periwinkle, Vinca minor, Lesser periwinkle.

Botanical name: 

Vinca.—Under this name are included V. major L., Greater Periwinkle, and V. minor L., Lesser Periwinkle (Fam. Apocynaceae). It is said to be very useful in arresting menorrhagic and other hemorrhages. (P. J., 1871, 961; Ibid., 1873, 963; also A. J.P., 1872.)

The Dispensatory of the United States of America, 1918, was edited by Joseph P. Remington, Horatio C. Wood and others.