Used externally and internally for wounds, itches, metabolism, arthritis and more.
Chickweed has a number of uses. It is emollient and vulnerary, working to soften skin and help in healing skin irritations. It is useful externally in minor wounds and itching. It can be used as a wash, poultice, or salve with good results, or it can be added to other herbs for the same purpose.
Internally, chickweed is somewhat alterative and anti-inflammatory. It is also mildly diuretic and laxative. These properties in combination make it a good adjunct in natural therapies for arthritis, rheumatism, or other chronic inflammatory processes, where it can help in altering metabolism while aiding the body in breaking down and eliminating toxins.
Because of its diuretic and alterative properties, chickweed can be helpful in mild fevers. As a diuretic and laxative, the herb has traditionally been added to formulas for weight control.
Recommended by Herbalists for Internal and External Inflammations.
Chickweed has long been prescribed by herbalists as a tonic and for a variety of health concerns. It is high in Vitamin C and also contains other nutrients including Vit...
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