Name: Chickweed

Latin name: Stellaria media

Family:  Caryophyllaceae

Parts Used: Aerial parts

Taste: Mild, slightly salty, slightly sweet

Energetics: Moistening, cooling

Key actions: Inflammation modulator, emollient, vulnerary


Chickweed is a wonderful soother of irritated tissue and encourages tissue repair. Her emollient properties aid her in supporting the body’s natural response to inflammation, making her a wonderful choice in rheumatic joint conditions.*

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