Chickweed (Stellaria media)

December 10, 2013

Chickweed (Stellaria media)

Chickweed is found in temperate climates. As its name indicates, it’s a common weed
commonly found in lawns.

It should be gathered and used fresh during spring and summer months.
Chickweed is a mucilaginous herb. It soothes the entire body, removes inflammation, and
reduces LDL-cholesterol levels.

It is nourishing with a good amount of vitamins and minerals,and rich in emollients. Its cooling leaves may be added to a salad.It’s great when you use it if you are on a DIET.

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This little creeping plant benefits the whole body, especially the liver, when eaten, and the
skin when applied topically. Chickweed is a safe herb that has been used for thousands of
years.

It may help reduce the buildup of plaque in arteries, and it’s effective in relieving
rashes, eczema, and psoriasis.

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Also used for the treatment of inflammation and eye cataracts.

Grass antiscorbutic, hemostatic, inflammatory and anesthetic action, promotes the absorption of benign tumors, and normalize cardiovascular and nervous system,

is used in folk medicine cure for bleeding, festering wounds, hemorrhoids, toxicosis diseases lung, gallbladder, skin and eyes.

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