Chickweed is a common garden weed that offers several health benefits. Common medicinal uses include improved digestion and weight management, to ease rheumatoid arthritis, eye inflammation, aids wound healing Actions: laxative, diuretic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antiseptic. As a herbal tea, chickweed can help alleviate body pains and flush excess water, toxins and harmful chemicals from the body. Chickweed is loaded with nutrition, being high in chlorophyll and minerals – especially calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron and potassium. It also contains vitamin C and B factors such as folic acid, riboflavin, niacin and thiamine.
Botanical Name: Stellaria mediaChickweed