This one is a plant also that also goes by its Latin name Hedera Helix. This green plant can grow up to 30m high and has aerial roots that help it creep stones and trees. It has some shiny broad green leaves that are poisonous if eaten raw. But, even though it is dangerous, when it is prepared properly, the ivy can treat respiratory problems such as asthma, coughs and bronchitis.
Health benefits of English ivy (Cough, Bronchitis & Asthma)
When it is being consumed in the form of tea in small amounts, the plant can be beneficial for your health. This ivy was very much used as treatment of nasal polyps, bladder and kidney inflammation, eye diseases and bone problems. While in the past, the people used the plant to treat skin disorders and minor wounds. When it is being mixed with mint and parsley, it can be used to resolve internal diseases, but it should be consumed carefully.
When used in small amounts, this plant can treat rheumatism and other inflammatory diseases, as well as clean your blood vessels and prevent atherosclerosis, relieve stomach inflammation and regulate your menstrual cycle. It is actually also effective against a variety of respiratory problems including asthma,