Ground Ivy Herb (Cut & Sifted) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: Ground Ivy is a perennial herb, belonging to the Labiatae family. It is known for its root, that spreads and creeps upon the ground. It throws out long and trailing, unbranched square stems, which root at intervals and bear numerous dark green kidney-shaped leaves.
Other Names: Alehoof, Cat's Foot, Gill Over the Ground, Haymaids, Hedgemaids, Lizzy Run Up- the Hedge, Nepeta Glechoma, Robin Run in the Hedge, Tunhoof
Part Used: Herb
Culinary Uses: A cooling beverage, known in the country as Gill Tea, is made by infusing 1 oz. Ground Ivy with a pint of boiling water and sweetened with honey, sugar or licorice.
Medicinal Uses: Ground Ivy is considered useful for kidney diseases and for indigestion.