Chickweed (Stellaria media) is used as a cooling demulcent and expectorant to relieve coughs, bronchitis, and hoarseness. It is considered a nourishing tonic for improving overall energy levels, helps speed fat metabolism and can be a tool for weight loss programs.Externally Chickweed as an emollient, has a cooling and drying effect on wounds and skin problems. Minor burns respond nicely to chickweed. The medicinal properties of this common " weed's " nutritional properties make it a popular in salves and lotions.
We can customize a lotion of chickweed with different oils, other herbs and even some of our own garden scents or organic essential oils. Here at Carob's Farm we find, companioned with our own local Chaga. It borders next to perfect any way we use it.
Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. They are for educational purposes only and are not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. Please consult your health care professional with any health-related concerns, and for diagnosis and treatment.