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Related to ivies: Hedera helix


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.

Patient discussion about ivy

Q. is poison ivy or sumac contagious

A. if you scratch the rash and it has open sores,the pus from the sores can spread to other parts of the body and to other people as well,

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Given monthly doses of liquid fertilizer and enough water to keep the soil from drying out, ivies grow well.
Ivies appear even at casual inspection to be quite variable.
Hernandez defines highly selective schools as any that accept 35 percent or less of their applicants, just enough to include all the Ivies.
Survivors tolerating extremes of heat and cold, ivies thrive in the densest shade, and are oblivious of atmospheric pollution.