Also indexed as:Vincamine
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How to Use It

Research has typically used 30 to 60 mg per day of vinpocetine. Taking vinpocetine with food appears to dramatically improve its absorption. 1

Where to Find It

Vinpocetine is synthesized from vincamine, a constituent of the leaves of Vinca minor (lesser periwinkle)

Possible Deficiencies

Vinpocetine is not an essential nutrient, so no deficiencies are possible.

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