Chickweed | CUESA

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Chickweed

True to its name, chickweed is a wild-growing green that is also a nutritive tonic. “Chickweed water” is said to be an old remedy for weight loss and can be used to support issues involving the lymphatic system such as skin rashes or inflammation. The plant can also be applied topically in the form of a poultice to burns or inflamed areas. With a bright and grassy flavor that is likened to freshly shucked corn, raw chickweed adds a wonderful nutritive element to salads, juices, and smoothies.

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