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Ground Ivy Tincture / Lierre terrestre

On Santropol Roulant’s farm

Ingredients: Glechoma hederacea, vodka

Safety w/ Herbs

When using new herbs, verify that they are not counter indicated with any existing medical issue/medications you are taking. Start with small doses and listen to your body.

The information found here is intended for educational purposes and is far from comprehensive. It is not meant to replace advice from your practitioner. 

Herbal Tincture

  • Herbal actions: anti-inflammatory, expectorant, antibacterial, antiviral, mild bitter, aromatic, mild diuretic, hepatoprotective
  • Ear-nose-throat herb!
  • Drying and draining herb (Katja Swift) – which can help with seasonal allergies and conditions with a lot of damp mucus.
  • Moves the lymph 
  • Helps with headaches due to phlegm stagnation (i.e. allergic sinusitis with constant dripping)
  • Helps with some forms of tinnutitis
  • Spring tonic
  • Urinary remedy as well

Source: https://commonwealthherbs.com/ground-ivy-herb-week/ 

How some folks take it:

Will depend on what is being treated(Acute or chronic condition, prevention or treatment) – you will want to look up per condition.

Take 30 drops 1 to 3 x a day as a spring tonic.

Or 2 droppers, twice a day.

Michael Moore: 5-15 drops as needed

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