Common Names: Chickweed Herb, Star Chickweed, Mouse Ear Chickweed, Stitchwort, Starwort, White Bird's Eye, Adder's Mouth, Alsine, Chick Wittles, Satinflower Botanical Name: Stellaria media Chickweed Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose. Chickweed Precaution: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use if have allergies to plants in the Daisy family.
Chickweed Benefits & Information
Chickweed is a cool weather plant originating in Europe and is now naturalized in North America and around the world. Traditionally chickweed has been used topically to promote wound healing and ease skin conditions. Chickweed can be used internally as a kidney tonic, promote natural body fluid balance, benefits digestive health, promotes healthy joint function and may ease occassional constipation. It has astringent, antirheumatic, carminative, diuretic, expectorant and laxative effects. Chickweed Naturally Occurring Components of Chickweed: Ascorbic-acid, Beta-carotene, Calcium, Coumarins, Genistein, Gamma-linolenic-acid, Flavonoids, Hentriacontanol, Magnesium, Niacin, Oleic-acid, Potassium, Riboflavin, Rutin, Selenium, Triterpenoid saponins, Thiamin, Zinc
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