General: Native to Europe—today naturalized around the world—chickweed is cultivated for use as a cooling herbal medicine and for human and poultry consumption.
Skin Benefits: High in iron and other nutritients, chickweed replenishes the body with valuable trace minerals and vitamins. It is best used on itchy or sore skin, cooling and relieving inflamed areas. Chickweed is one of the reasons are Maximum Strength Diaper Ointment is so popular.
Method of Extraction: The entire aerial part of the plant is infused in alcohol to preserve the nutrients.