Chickweed Herb {Stellaria media}

Chickweed is a nutritious herb that can be used as a liver and kidney cleansing tonic. It is known to be helpful for skin issues such as acne, wounds, and irritated skin. Chickweed is high in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, C, E, copper, magnesium, zinc, and potassium.

Family Pink (Caryophyllaceae)

Habitat one of the commonest weeds of cultivated land in the UK

Parts Used leaf and root

Associated Systems
Female Reproductive System, Integumentary System

Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent, Emollient, Antipruritic

Itching, Redness/inflamed skin (topical & internal), Inflamed mucous membranes (internal), Keloid scars (topical), Weight loss, Systemic inflammation

Contraindications: There are no known contraindications or drug interactions.

Warnings & Interactions: {Safety Chart}

This monograph does not intend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. It is always advisable to consult with your trusted Herbalist or healthcare professional prior to use. Click here to book your appointment.

. Jovanovic M et al: Erythema multiforme due to contact with weeds: a recurrence after patch testing, Contact Dermatitis 48(1):17-25, 2003.


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