part of plant used: 
aerial parts
botanical name: 
Stellaria media
alternative names: 
Stitchwort, Starwort, Satin flower, Winterweed

Chickweed is moist and sweet, salty and softening, cooling, restoring and nourishing. Added to my creams it will help reduce swelling, resolve lumps, clear heat, reduce inflammation and itchiness, soften boils and draw out pus, promotes tissue repair and detoxification.