The native of North America, Hederes, commonly addressed as the English Ivy is one among the many natural wonders of Mother Nature. Not only do the leaves of Ivy plants add aesthetic value to the surroundings but also, Ivy is full of medicinal properties that can benefit us immensely. Ivy leaves have been in use for years now and Ayurveda recognizes Ivy leaves for consumption as well as topical application. Endowed with several interesting health benefits, the Ivy leaves reduce inflammation, speed up healing and eliminate the congestion in chest.
GreenCure proudly announces BronchiCure, the herbal syrup that treats dry cough and bronchitis, the key ingredient in which are Ivy leaves and Thyme extract. BronchiCure cleans and detoxifies the respiratory tract and eases the breathing process by:
• loosening up mucus/phlegm
• increasing the secretion of liquid film for oxygen exchange
• relaxing the airway muscles
While we’re at it, Team GreenCure suggests ways to tackle the harmful air pollution that has been playing dirty with our health since forever now. Here’s why Green Cure suggests you befriend Ivy leaves-
1. Relieves Congestion
The most important property of Ivy leaves that they are renowned for is that Ivy leaves eliminate respiratory tract congestion and the inflammation caused by the same. Ivy leaves act as an expectorant on the phlegm and break it up thereby disrupting the breeding grounds for bacteria. This quick action of Ivy leaves in turn reduces the healing time that a clogged respiratory tract would rather take to heal. Therefore, Ivy leaves are a super charged ingredient if you’re willing to cure asthama, bronchitis, COPD, allergy.
2. Antibacterial + Anti-inflammatory
In addition to antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, Ivy leaves are characterized as antioxidant, antimicrobial and even antitumor. Ivy leaves are added to tea or even used directly on the area where inflammation persists. Therefore, not just respiratory problems; Ivy leaves are to your rescue even if you’re suffering from arthritis or gout. It is even recommended for topical application by people who’ve undergone an operation and are suffering from pain.
3. Results in improved air quality
According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Ivy plant is one among the top 10 air purifying plants and is known to remove harmful toxins like benzene, formaldehyde, xylene.
Fret not because Ivy leaves are safe for application as well as consumption by adults and children alike with the facts holding that less than 1 in 10,000 people are allergic to Ivy leaves. Other side effects that an allergic person may suffer are shortness of breath, itching One should avoid taking ivy extract if she is expecting a baby. As always, GreenCure suggests one should speak with a physician/medical consultant before consumption.
Shop for Green Cure Wellness’ BronchiCure – 100% Herbal Lung Care Syrup at www.greencurewellness.com