Other Names: English Ivy
Traditional Uses:bruises, stiff joints
Description: Climbing evergreen plant that clings as it grows. Leaves are dark green and have 5 points. Stems are brown and woody. When stems grow to full length (up to 100ft) they will branch off with small oval shaped leaves followed by black berries in autumn.
Uses: Use young leaves fresh or dried in shade. Used in a poultice to treat bruises and stiff joints. CAUTION: Entire plant is extremely poisonous and should never be taken internally