Chickweed Purchase & Information
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Why Do People Use Chickweed?
The oral preparations of Stellaria media (Chickweed), like chickweed powder, may be used for:
• Constipation issues
• Bronchial asthma
• Bowel and Stomach problems
• Blood issues
• Lung disease
• Obesity complexity
• For Scurvy
• Rabies issues
• Itching complaints
• Joint and muscle pain
Topically, chickweed powder is utilized for:
• Skin problems like boils
• Abscesses problems
In food items, chickweed is consumed in the form of cooked greens or is served in the form of salads.
Is It Safe To Use?
Possibly Safe - Oral consumption of chickweed powder is generally considered safe.
However, to rate the safety of chickweed for topical purposes, there is lack of authentic information available.
For both Lactation & Pregnancy - Chickweed should be avoided by breast feeding and by child bearing women because there is lack of authentic information available to determine the safety of Stellaria media in such situations.
How Effective Is Chickweed?
How Chickweed Works?
The most efficient part of Stellaria media is its leaves. Its leaves are highly rich in vitamin C.
What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Chickweed?
Oral consumption of chickweed is typically well tolerated. However, some cases have been reported regarding paralysis in humans due to the consumption of large amounts of chickweed tea.
There has been one case where the user developed nitrate toxicity and developed subsequent paralysis. But it was not reported whether paralysis in that case was caused by chickweed itself or the chickweed used was somewhat contaminated.
How Chickweed Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?
There is no know interaction of chickweed powder and different supplements & Herbs.
How Chickweed Interacts With Drugs?
There is no interaction reported with drugs following the consumption of Stellaria media.
How Chickweed Interacts With Foods?
There is no known interaction of food items with chickweed powder.
How Chickweed Interacts With Lab Tests?
There is no reported interaction between chickweed herb and different lab tests.
How Chickweed Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?
There is no interaction reported between Stellaria media and other diseases or conditions.
What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Chickweed?
People usually use chickweed in a daily dose of 1155-3450 mg divided in 2-3 equal doses. The exact daily dose of chickweed would depend on the body weight of the user. Detail of dosage in relation to the body weight of the user are as follows:
• For up to 100 pound weight => 385 mg per dose
• For 100 to 175 pound weight => 770 mg per dose
• And for over 175 pound weight => 1155 mg per dose
Chickweed is also used in the form of tea by steeping 1-2 teaspoons in six ounce boiling water.
This herb is also available in tincture of unidentified concentrations used in a typical dosage of 1-5 mL every day.
There is no topical dosage of chickweed.
General Certificate of Analysis (COA)
Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.