Ground Ivy

Ground Ivy

Glechoma hederacea

Ground Ivy is a creeping perennial that helps aid in digestion, congestion and menstrual cramps. Ground Ivy is in the mint family and can also be used to treat headaches and respiratory issues. It also could be therapeutic in immune-related inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Plant type: Perennial
  • Other names: Creeping Charlie, Alehoof, Gill-Over-the-Ground
  • Medicinal: Yes
  • Culinary: No
  • Ceremonial: No
  • Parts Used: Leaves, Stems and Flowers
  • Side Effects: Ground ivy may be abortifacient, so caution should be exercised in those who may be or are trying to become pregnant.