Glechoma hederacea, Ground Ivy.

Glechoma hederacea, Ground Ivy. In English tradition, a well-known folk herb for lung afflictions and fevers. A case report of toxicity (13 April 1993): Used the fresh leaves of Glechoma hederacea, steeped in 1/2 cup of hot water, steeped for ten minutes, then drank it. Within five minutes individual could tell something was wrong. First symptom was swelling of throat, and labored breathing. Drank copious water, stayed calm. Produced sweating. Experienced weird sensations, weird images. Hard time going to sleep and keeping asleep. Male 36. Female 39. Experienced same symptoms and labored breathing.

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