Stellaria media

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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,

n See chickweed.

Stellaria media

the widespread weed called chickweed, member of the family Caryophyllaceae, which may cause nitrate-nitrite poisoning.
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