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Robert H., U.S. oral and plastic surgeon, 1881-1974. See: Ivy loop wiring, Ivy bleeding time test.


n Latin name:
Hedera helix; part used: leaves; uses: expectorant, antimicrobial, pain relief, antispasmodic, chronic respiratory problems; precautions: contact dermatitis.


Hedera helix; called also English ivy.

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Frost hardiness in the juvenile and adult life phase of ivy Hedera helix L.
In contrast, all tested non-adaptogens, have no influence on NPY release from neuroglia cells and significantly inhibit Hsp70 release (anti-inflammatory plant extracts Matricaria recutita, Pelargonium sidoides, Hedera helix, and Vitis vinifera), except of Valerian, which activates the release of Hsp70 (Table 2).
Another good type is Persian Ivy, Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart', with its large, variegated leaves.
Scroll down until you find two lists of these plants, one in Latin (ivy is Hedera helix) and the other in English.
A WARWICKSHIRE nursery is planning to display possibly the largest number of hedera ever exhibited at one show.
Some climbers,including Hedera canariensis `Gloirede Marengo', Jasminum officinale `FionaSunrise',Hydrangea serratifolia and Vitis coignetiae need no pruning, other than to keep within your boundary.
A lovely variety is Hedera helix 'Manda's Crested'.
Unevenness of the canopy, coupled with small leaf size, favors penetration of light along trunks and the ground and accounts for the abundance of giant lianas (Clematis vitalba, Hedera helix, Vitis sylvestris before phylloxera) in the upper tree layers, the higher proportion of giant shrubs in the secondary tree layer (Cornus mas, Cornus sanguinea, Corylus avellana, Crataegus monogyna, Evonymus europaeus, Prunus spinosa, Sambucus nigra, and Viburnum lantana), and high underlayer densities (average of 5000 stems per [ha.
a member of the PGS group (NASDAQ: PGSAY), Tuesday announced the release of Hedera 3.
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One of the most outstanding ornamental ivies is the variegated Hedera 'Goldenheart'.
The traditional and contemporary use of the dry extract of Hedera helix leaves is based on the believe that it acts miorelaxant on the smooth muscle (Rippe and Medejsky, 2006).