NAME : CHICKWEED
GAELIC NAME : Fliodh
LATIN NAME : Stellaria media
COMMON / FOLK NAMES : Adder's mouth, Indian chickweed, Satin flower, Starwort,
Stitchwort, Tongue-grass, Winterweed, Passerina, Star Chickweed, Starweed, Stellair
MEDICINAL PART : The herb.
: Found in abundance all over the world in gardens, fields, lawns,
waste places, and along roadsides
DESCRIPTION : Chickweed is an annual or biennial weed. The usually creeping
brittle stems grow from 4 to 12 inches long and bear opposite, entire, ovate leaves.
FLOWERING PERIOD : The small, white flowers
can be found blooming all year
long in terminal, leafy cymes or solitary in the leaf axils.
PROPERTIES : Carminative
GENDER : Feminine
PLANET : Moon
ELEMENT : Water
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