English Ivy plant or
Hedera Helix is much known nowadays.
in the United States as well as
across Europe and into northern and central
Ivy plant or Hedera Helix is generally used in gardens
around the world.
But as a
medicinal agent, English Ivy or Hedera Helix leaf has
traditionally been used in the relief of respiratory
inflammation, as a treatment for intestinal parasites, and
as an agent to reduce fever and induce
of the active components of English ivy plant from the leaf
of the plant has been taken to make
English Ivy plant or
Hedera Helix Dosage Info:
Tablets: 2 x 25mg, 3-4
times daily as needed.
Syrup: Adults – 2 to 3
teaspoonfuls 2-3 times a day as needed.
Tea: One cup using 0.3 to
0.8 gm of herb, taken 3 times per day.
Tablets: 2 x 25mg, 3 times
a day as needed.
Syrup: Adults – 2
teaspoonfuls 3 times a day as needed.
cup using 0.3 gm of herb, taken 3 times per day. Benefits
Falcarinol, one of ivy's
key components, helps to fight bacteria and ease
Falcarinol also has a
This supplement is
effective in fighting the bacterial invaders that can cause
yeast infections in women.
Other research suggests
that it is effective in the fight against other parasites
and fungal infections.
Extract of this supplement
may help suppress the abnormal cell growth that can lead to
It may also help support
Because falcarinol may
help the body rid itself of excess mucous in the
respiratory system, english ivy plant may be used in the
management of upper respiratory problems including those
caused by chronic bronchitis.
One study on children
suffering from recurrent respiratory disease, for instance,
suggests that English ivy plant extract may ease coughing
and expectoration while improving overall lung function.
An allergic reaction is
possible when this dietary supplement is placed on the
skin. If a skin rash or irritation develops, stop the use
of this dietary supplement and call your doctor or seek
medical attention if you have fast or irregular breathing,
skin rash, hives or itching.
adverse effects with the use of this stress supplement has
been noted related to fetal development during pregnancy or
to infants who are breast-fed.