(Herbs Knowledge) Ground Ivy

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Ground Ivy Scientific Names and Common Names,Ground Ivy Biochemical Information,Uses,Warning,Where Found,Parts Usually Used,Ground Ivy Description of Plant(s) and Culture,Medicinal Properties.

(Herbs Knowledge) Ground Ivy


Common Names | Parts Usually Used | Plant(s) & Culture | Where Found | Medicinal Properties
Uses | Warning | Bibliography

Scientific Names

Glechoma hederacea L. Mint family

Common Names

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Parts Usually Used

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Description of Plant(s) and Culture

Creeping, ivy-like perennial. Leaves scallop-edged, round to kidney-shaped; sometimes tinged with purple. Two-lipped violet flowers, in whorls of leaf axils; March to July.
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Where Found

Roadsides, lawns. Throughout Unites States
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Medicinal Properties

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Traditionally, leaf tea was used for lung ailments, sinusitis, hay fever, allergic rhinitis, asthma, jaundice, kidney ailments, as a blood purifier. Externally, a folk remedy for cancer, backaches, bruises, and piles.
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Reportedly toxic to horses.
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, by Steven Foster and James A. Duke., Houghton Mifflin Company, 215 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10000

, by Dr. H.C.A. Vogel; Keats Publishing, Inc., 27 Pine Street (Box 876) New Canaan, CT. 06840-0876. Copyright Verlag A. Vogel, Teufen (AR) Switzerland 1952, 1991

, by Penelope Ody, Dorling Kindersley, Inc, 232 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, First American Edition, copyright 1993

, by David Conway, published by Jonathan Cape, Thirty Bedford Square, London, England. (Out of print)

, by Dr. David Frawley & Dr. Vasant Lad, Lotus Press, Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, Second edition, 1988.

, Third College Edition, Victoria Neufeldt, Editor in Chief, New World Dictionaries: A Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 15 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023, 1984

, edited by William H. Hylton, Rodale Press, Inc. Emmaus, PA, 18049., 1974

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