Chickweed can be useful for gout, joint stiffness, tuberculosis, and blood problems. It is considered to be effective as a tonic and for respiratory problems.
Chickweed is a long, heavily branched, creeping weed found worldwide. Its popularity with birds probably accounts for its name. The above-ground portions of the plant can be used to support health, either fresh or dried.
Chickweed is also known as Adder's Mouth, Passerina, Satin Flower, Starweed, Stitchwort, Tongue-grass, Winterweed.
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Stir 1/4 of a teaspoon into a glass of water and consume 3 times daily, with meals.
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