Chickweed
Chickweed
Chickweed
Chickweed

Chickweed

Stellaria media

Chickweed is a great anti-inflammatory, especially for swollen glands. It is also an anti-tumor agent and helps regulate the thyroid & balance metabolism.

  • Plant type: Perennial
  • Other names: Star Weed, Starwort, Stitchwort
  • Medicinal: Yes
  • Culinary: Yes
  • Ceremonial: No
  • Parts Used: Leaves & Flowers
  • Side Effects: Large doses may cause digestive upset with diarrhea, especially if large quantities of seeds are eaten