The name of several caryophyllaceous weeds, especially Stellaria media, the seeds and flower buds of which are a favorite food of small birds.
For a blood purifier and is rich in potassium; Chickweed has been traditionally used as an external remedy for cuts and especially for itching and irritation. Considered to be an excellent blood purifier as it can help carry away toxins. It may reduce plaque in the blood system and is rich in Calcium, Potassium and Magnesium, as well as Vitamin C.
a weed with juicy stems and small white flowers; the juice of the chickweed was drunk to heal cramps, convulsions, and palsies.
Stellaria media North American Indians were known to use Chickweed for various ailments including wounds and rashes. It is also beneficial to burns, boils, Acne and inflammation. It is also high in Vitamin C. Products Found In: Baby Balm, Baby Soap, Facial Regeneration Day Emulsion, Night-Time Retreat Cream, Herbal Facial Balancer.
any of various plants of the genus Stellaria
One of the greatest herbs for obesity. Helps dissolve plaque out of the blood vessels and fatty substances in the system. Used for appetite suppressant, blood toxicity, fevers and inflammation. Strengthens stomach and bowels. Rich in iron, copper, C, calcium, sodium and B-complex.
Stellaria media Leaves Demulcent, antirheumatic, refrigerant, alterative
An omnipresent weed growing almost anywhere in the UK. It is low growing and has tiny white flowers which produce seed almost all year round.
High in Vitamin C, Chickweed has been used for acne, boils, obesity (dissolves fat), and skin problems. Chickweed is good for stopping bleeding, removing mucous from the lungs, and reducing inflammation of the bowels and stomach. It can also be used as a poultice for rashes and sores.
Stellaria media Used for treating wounds, cuts, eczema type irritations and itching. It has been used internally for the treatment of Rheumatism.
Common weed considered a lawn pest, but sometimes touted as an herbal remedy for a variety of ills.