Chickweed (Stellaria media)
Chickweed is found in temperate climates. As its name indicates, itâ€™s a common weed
commonly found in lawns.
It should be gathered and used fresh during spring and summerÂ 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.
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
It may help reduce the buildup of plaque in arteries, and itâ€™s effective in relieving
rashes, eczema, and psoriasis.
AlsoÂ used for the treatment of inflammationÂ and eye cataracts.
Grass antiscorbutic, hemostatic, inflammatory and anestheticÂ action, promotes the absorption of benign tumors, and normalizeÂ cardiovascular and nervous system,
is used in folk medicineÂ cure for bleeding, festering wounds, hemorrhoids, toxicosisÂ diseasesÂ lung, gallbladder, skin and eyes.