Botanical Name: Stellaria media
Common Names: Addre's mouth, Indian chickweed, satin flower, starwort, stitchwort
People take chickweed for constipation, stomach and bowel problems, blood disorders, asthma and other lung diseases. Chickweed is sometimes applied directly to the skin for skin problems including boils, abscesses, and ulcers. In foods, chickweed is eaten in salads or served as cooked greens.
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