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has been used as an herbal remedy for many years. It is a cooling and
soothing herb that relieves itching, promotes healing and has
anti-rheumatic properties. High
in Vitamin C it is said to help liquefy
and remove mucus from the respiratory tract. It also is helps dissolve fat
in the body so it is useful for weight control. It is used to stop
bleeding and inflammation from lungs, bowels and stomach. Internally,
chickweed is used for rheumatism as well as chest infections.
Externally it is used as a poultice for rashes and sores. It speeds up the healing process and may be used as an acne scrub.
Excess consumption of this herb can cause vomiting and diarrhea and the
internal use of this herb is contraindicated during pregnancy.
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