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OVERVIEW:

Chickweed is a tiny plant that is so adaptable it grows everywhere on earth. It has a fresh, pleasant and mild taste similar to alfalfa sprouts which lend itself nicely to salads, soups, pesto, and as a garnish. Chickweed is a super plant in terms of its nutritional acclaim and can be ingested liberally as a food or in tea. It has high levels of iron. Because It is cooling, soothing and anti-inflammatory, chickweed is used topically in salves, herbal oils, poultices, and compresses.

 

LATIN: 

Stellaria media

ORIGIN:

Croatia

CULTIVATION:

Organic

PARTS USED:

Aerial Part of Dried Plant / Cut & Sifted

CATEGORY:

Culinary and Medicinal Herb

TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:

Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes

Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes

Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes

*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.

WHAT'S COOKING:

Buttered Chickweed

Chickweed Pesto

Chickweed Pie

Chickweed Salad with Crunchy Root Vegetables

Chickweed & Violet Leaf Hummus

Chickweed Herb

SKU: 1033
$8.60Price
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  • Specific: No known precautions.


    General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.

     

    For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.