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Common name chickweed
Botanical name Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
Overview Chickweed is an English herb easily recognised by its straggling, succulent stems bearing paired leaves and white star shaped flowers. It is said that there is no part of the world where chickweed doesn't grow; it is even found in the North Arctic regions. Chickweed contains various chemical components that may assist the body in different ways. Here are some benefits you can get from it: aids in digestion and weight management, functions as both a mild laxative and a diuretic, helping rid the body of toxic substances, soothes the bronchial tubes and the lungs to help expel mucus or phlegm. You can use this herb to help ease inflammation in joints. Chickweed aids in wound healing.
Typical usage and preparations Most often used as a tincture or ointment. Can be encapsulated or taken as a tea. For external applications it may be used in salves, infused in oil, or ointments. As a compress - apply to aching joints and muscles to relieve pain.
Precautions It should be noted that using excessive amounts of chickweed may lead to nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, use chickweed in moderation. Don't use if you’re pregnant and/or breastfeeding.