Stellaria media

Chickweed is a widely dispersed and nutritious edible herb. Growing across the ground, its succulent stems can reach lengths of around a meter and a half.

Nutrients: Vitamin A, Vitamin B complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Manganese, Sodium, Copper, Iron, Silica

Parts Used: Stems, Leaves, Flowers, Seed Pods

Medical Uses: Anti-inflammatory

Caution: Chickweed contains saponins, which can be toxic in large doses. However, you would have to consume several kilos of Chickweed to induce toxic effects.