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Related to chickweed: Stellaria media
An annual herb, the aerial parts of which contain mucilage, saponins and vitamin C; it has been used internally for bronchitis, pulmonary congestion, gastric ulcers, rheumatic complaints, and sore throat, and topically for abscesses, bites, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis


(Stellaria media) This herbal preparation is widely used as a specific against inflammation.
Synonym(s): star chickweed.


n Latin name:
Stellaria media; parts used: buds, leaves, stems; uses: expectorant, antitussive, demulcent, heartburn, ulcers, sore throat, dyspepsia, wound healing, eczema, psoriasis, rashes, pruritus; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; toxic in large doses; can cause headaches, dizziness, paralysis. Also called
mouse-ear, satinflower, star chickweed, starweed, stitchwort, tongue grass, white bird's eye, or


common name for a number of plants, e.g. Stellaria media.

tropical chickweed
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G F Pearce, Middlesex Hi there, Chickweed is one of the most common weeds in the UK.
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Q I have a patch of my garden I want to plant but it is covered in chickweed.
I can create huge mounds of compost from the honeysuckle vine, chickweed, and pokeberry that I remove from my woodland garden beds and still hundreds of malignant survivors will have escaped my surveillance.
Jerry's has expanded its selection of Earth-friendly products that use alternative ingredients such as clove oil or corn gluten meal to destroy annual weeds such as chickweed or flixweed.
When Brooke McEldowney, author of the elegant, erudite comic strip "9 Chickweed Lane," moved his lead character, Edda, out of her mother's titular address and into the city with a ballet company late last year, he simply decided that her new roommate and dance partner--barrel-chested, dirty-blond Seth--should be gay.
They are being tested for their effectiveness in combating chickweed, dandelion and sow thistle infestations.
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I would suggest using Starflower Skin Cream, which contains borage oil and chickweed extract both of which calm the skin and help tissue repair.