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Guinea henweed (scientific name Petiveria alliacea L., botanical family Phytolaccaceae) is considered an important Jamaican ‘busMini Scientist Testing Plants for Antibacterial PropertiesMini Scientist Outreach Programme for ChildrenCollaborative Agreement Signing Ceremony between the UWI (Mona) and University of Freestate (South Africa) - 2018Photo of Academic Staff & Graduate StudentsPeriwinkle

Periwinkle or Ramgoat Roses (Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don), is the source of anticancer phytochemicals, vinblastine and vincristine.

The Natural Products Institute of the University of the West Indies, Mona, (NPI), a dedicated research facility within the Faculty of Science and Technology was established in April 1999. Read more!

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