Tag Archives: Herb

Herb Garden Plants – Ground Ivy – Invader Gets the Lead Out

Glechoma hederacea (Labiatae) Appearance Ground Ivy has small lilac/pink flowers with very tiny reddish spots; they seldom exceed 120mm in height and display themselves over rather lush variegated supporting leaves which run across the ground, taking root in a wider and wider area when uncontrolled. The leaves of these herb garden plants are similar in… Read More »

Ginkgo – An Herb For The Brain

Ginkgo has been used in traditional medicine to treat circulatory disorders and enhance memory. Ginkgo Biloba is perhaps the most widely currently used herbal treatment aimed at augmenting cognitive functions–that is, improving memory, learning, alertness, mood and so on. Germany recently approved the extract for treating dementia. Modern studies have also demonstrated the significant effect… Read More »