The ivy is an evergreen climber, known all over the world. The parts of the plant that are usually used are its leaves and berries. Its leaves have antibacterial, antispasmodic and expectorant properties. Ivy is primarily used in treatments of respiratory conditions, such as coughing, bronchitis and asthma. It helps get rid of the phlegm of the respiratory system. It is often used to treat skin infections, burns, rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic pain. The oil that is taken from the ivy is effective against cellulite and it prevents telangiectasias. The plant is poisonous if taken in large doses. It can cause vomiting, breathing difficulties and even coma. To prepare a beverage add 1 teaspoonful of dried ivy leaves in a glass of water, which you have first boiled and left to cool. Leave it for 4-5 hours in room temperature. Strain and consume the beverage during the day, in 3-4 doses.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: SERBIA
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