Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Ground ivy - Congested throat, chest and nose, ear aches, inflammation of the eyes

Ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea ou Nepeta hederacea), this is a wild herb used for kidney problems, and eye, teeth and ears inflammation. The tea made from leaves is excellent for cleaning the mucuous membranes, particularly the nose, throat and digestive system. It is used for treating catarrh and chest problems. It is diuretic, tonic, febrifuge (anti-fever) and purifying. Do not use in high ammounts and take care while identifying the plant.

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