Glechoma hederacea

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ground ivy

Herbal medicine
(1) Gutu kola, see there.  
(2) A low-lying perennial evergreen that contains vitamin C, it was used in colonial America for treating asthma, cough, fever, intestinal bloating, tuberculosis, ulcers and other conditions; it is less used by modern herbalists.
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THE WELCOME This four-star Grade II listed hotel looks incredibly pretty from the outside with its white pillars and creeping ivy. Inside it has a peaceful, calm and cosy ambience.
Creeping Ivy Is your ivy creeping around where it shouldn't be?
Coen rides Fox Hill (2.05), Arcanears (3.15), Brave Display (4.25) and Creeping Ivy (5.35).
THE Aston Expressway could go GREEN - decorated with walls of creeping ivy to help tackle pollution.
BIRMINGHAM'S Aston Expressway could be decorated with walls of creeping ivy under pollution-busting plans unveiled by the Tories.
In the 1980s, the university stripped creeping ivy from some of the campus's older buildings.
Yet, as I descended the steps from the Old Town, I caught sight of a mural towering above the creeping ivy, shrubbery and graffiti covered wall.
In a darker room down the hall the viewer is met by a series of Hokusai's demons, skeletons, and ghosts, all mournful eyes, fragile, bony fingers, mysterious smoke, and creeping ivy. Perhaps death is not the end of beauty when it is rendered with such incredible care?
This sinister siren lured unsuspecting travellers to their death in the middle of the night, then at daybreak, springing against a wall, she would disappear, transformed into creeping ivy.
Flowers, ferns and creeping ivy add to the Spanish motif."
Jump leads are always entwined with anything that has been left within two yards of them; like creeping ivy or cleavers they will wrap themselves around anything in the vicinity and cling on tenaciously as you attempt to extricate them.