Contact dermatitis to Hedera helix (Common Ivy)

  title={Contact dermatitis to Hedera helix (Common Ivy)},
  author={J. Boyle and Roger R. M. Harman},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},

Litogenolitic and solubility properties of products obtained from common ivy extract (Hederae helicis e folium) and medium of diversified polarity (εM)

Model extracts produced from Hederae helicis e folium with diversified polarity of the extraction medium are characterized by appropriate solubility of the components which results not only from the presence of chlorophyll and its derivatives in the extract but also from the technique used for spray drying of the extract.

Antioxidant activity of Hedera helix L. extracts and the main Phytoconstituents

The present study was carried out to evaluate antioxidant activity of Hedera helix stems extracts and also to investigate the main phyto constituents in the bio-active extract. N-hexane,

Contact dermatitis as an adverse reaction to some topically used European herbal medicinal products – Part 2: Echinacea purpurea–Lavandula angustifolia

This review focuses on contact dermatitis as an adverse effect of a selection of topically used herbal medicinal products for which the European Medicines Agency has completed an evaluation up to the

Inhibition of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV- 1) by Hedera helix L. Extracts and Phytoconstituents

Phytochemical profile of the plant extracts proves the presence of triterpenes, saponins, flavonoids, tannins and carbohydrates, which shows that Hedera helix methanol 80% extract has drug ability as anti- HIV-1 agent.

Ethnobotanical information on Sapium insigne (Royle) Benth.: A conserved plant of Shivalik hills, India

The phytochemical properties of shivalik hills have the potential to provide clues to the origin of infectious diseases such as norovirus, which can be a harbinger of disease in animals and humans.

Dermatitis from common ivy (Hedera helix L. subsp. helix) in Europe: past, present, and future

The objective of the article is to present the results of aimed patch testing with the main common ivy allergen, falcarinol, during a 16‐year period and review the newer literature on contact dermatitis from ivy.

Allergische s auf Efeu (Hedera helix L.)

|Hande wiesen ein ausgepragtes Odem dorsal auf, und an den Handinnenflachen bildeten sich figuriert angeordnete dyshidrosiforme Blaschen.Nach Angaben des Patienten hatte er seit 4–5 Jahren jahrlich

Allergische Kontaktdermatitis auf Efeu (Hedera helix L.)

Common ivy (Hedera helix L.) is a ubiquitous plant in Europe whose major allergen falcarinol has moderate allergic potential and is not related to poison ivY (Toxicodendron spp.).

Contact dermatitis from Hedera helix in a husband and wife

A previously healthy 50-year-old man was admitted in April 1999 with severe eczema on the right upper limb and less florid involvement of the trunk and preceding history suggested a diagnosis of allergic phytodermatitis from common ivy.



Contact dermatitis from Algerian ivy; report of two cases.

  • C. Dorsey
  • Medicine
    A.M.A. archives of dermatology
  • 1957
Both Algerian ivy and English ivy—which are among the most widely cultivated of all plants—are capable of producing a severe contact dermatitis in sensitized individuals.

Sensitivity to variegated Ivy (Hedera Canariensis)

The extremely low test concentrations required to prove an allergic sensitivity to TBTO are shown to show that the biocidal activity increases with the length of the carbon chain.