Chickweed, also known as Stellaria Media, is an annual and perennial plant that belongs to the Caryophyllaceae family. While it can be presently found around the world, it is originally from Europe and Asia.
Our Solaris Chickenweed herb is certified organic, meaning it's guaranteed to have grown on soils on which no prohibited substance was applied.
Chickweed uses are both culinary and non-culinary. Its health benefits are due to its high Vitamin A, Vitamin B, and Vitamin C content, as well as its anti-inflammatory, demulcent, and emollient properties, which makes it a preferred herbal remedy for many users.
This delicious, nutritive, nourishing, and versatile plant can be recognized by its small white petals and pleasant smell.
Chickweed has been used for many centuries by peoples in many parts of the world, including ancient Greeks and tribes inhabiting ancient Ireland, who were already aware of its highly nutritious and health-boosting properties.