Vinpocetine is a modified compound originally found in the periwinkle plant (Vinca minor) that helps support brain function and cognitive health.
Vinpocetine is an excellent alternative for those who want the health benefits of Ginkgo biloba, but who are concerned about its blood thinning effects. Vinpocetine has been studied in memory and brain function with age, stroke, eye health and tinnitus.
- Country of origin: West Africa
- Part used: Voacanga seeds
- Solvent for extraction: Ethyl acetate
- Stored form: White to slight yellowish powder