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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.
Hernandez defines highly selective schools as any that accept 35 percent or less of their applicants, just enough to include all the Ivies.
Ivies have, however, been discovered as garden plants of true merit, versatile and adaptable, capable of climbing 100ft up a wall, or providing weed-smothering ground cover for a neglected corner where nothing else grows.