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.