Herb of the Day: Chickweed

Herb of the Day: Chickweed

Posted by TriLight Health on Feb 27th 2020

Chickweed is a common weed which is often a frustration to gardeners. This plant is hardy and grows year-round along roadsides, in cracks along your driveway and all over the yard. High in Vitamin C, magnesium, iron, B12, and many other vitamins & minerals, this plant can be a healthful and delicious addition to salads. Herbalists use it topically and internally in a variety of preparations.  It's also often added to herbal multivitamins as a bio-available way to get vitamins and minerals in these formulas. 

Traditional Herbal Uses of Chickweed

Chickweed grows easily in many places. It's one that can be used topically as a poultice in certain situations.   Below are traditional uses of this herb:

  • Weight Management
  • Sore Throat
  • Digestive Support
  • Constipation
  • Inflammation
  • Cough
  • Bronchitis
  • Lung Support
  • Flu
  • Colds
  • Burns
  • Cuts
  • Wound Healing
  • more!

Our Formulas Containing Chickweed

Chickweed is found in Lungs Plus, Lung TonicBlue Green Minerals, and Original Herbal Minerals

Lungs Plus is a cough formula carefully created with herbs containing expectorant and demulcent properties. Our customers report a faster duration of coughs when using this formula

Lung Tonic is our pregnancy safe herbal cough formula. It also contains herbs traditionally used to help with chronic cough and respiratory struggles.

Blue Green Minerals is our herbal multivitamin with calcium and magnesium as well as other essential vitamins and minerals. It's been called "liquid calcium" and is a favorite for all ages.

Original Herbal Minerals has been used by children, the elderly, pregnant women, and everyone in between for over 20 years.  It  tastes delicious and our customers love it as an herbal multivitamin.