Botanical Name: Hedera canariensis
Hanging plant, up to 20 m long, with green leaves and winter.
If it has support, it becomes tortoises, with roots adventitious on the stalks or with bristles for the fastening.
The leaves are two-fold: those on the floral branches are whole ovate-rhombic and those on the sterile branches are palm lumbar.
The flowers are in the form of yellow-green umbrellas. Fruits are globose berries, mature black purple.
Europe, Macaronesia, northwestern Africa and across central-southern Asia east to Japan and Taiwan
- Saponosides, sterols, flavonoids, polyalchins, chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, beta-elements.
Diminishing bronchial spasms with sedative action indicated in paraesthesic, sciatic, sacroiliac and rheumatic myalgias.