Chickweed, Stellaria media, is a mucilaginous herb thought to break down fats and fatty tumors in the body. It acts as a mild appetite suppressant and weight loss aid when taken 1 hour before mealtimes. It can be used in poultices for skin irritations, and the tea can be used as an eyewash for soothing irritated eyes. Applied topically, it is helpful for relieving itchy skin.
No known warnings.
This can be taken as an infusion, tincture, capsule, powder, or topical use.