Latin: Stellaria media
Country of Origin: Croatia
Actions: Alterative, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, demulcent, discutient, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, febrifuge, laxative, liver cleanser, mucolytic, nutritive, pectoral, refrigerant, vulnerary
Energetics: Moistening, cooling, sweet and salty
Precautions: Excessive use may cause diarrhea.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.
References: Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine – Brigette Mars
Grieves, M. (2020). Chickweed. Retrieved October 06, 2020, from https://botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/c/chickw60.html