BLACKLISTED ‘weed’ could be your springtime skin savior

Your skin is crawling… inflamed… and raw.

Yup, it’s spring all right!

If you’re lucky, your struggles with skin irritations… from bug bites and allergic reactions… are just seasonal.

But some folks suffer all year long with more serious conditions.

And it can seem like NOTHING can ease the maddening itchingburning redness… and even painful open sores.

Yet leave it to Mother Nature to deliver a healing herb at just the right time – when you need it most.

Some consider it a common weed

But what may be a nuisance to your gardener can literally SAVE YOUR SKIN!

Here’s why getting rid of it is the LAST thing you’ll want to do.

A 19th century salad trick for your skin

You might find common chickweed (Stellaria media) growing in your backyard… especially now, in the cooler temperatures of early spring.

It’s known for interrupting a pristine, green lawn with its tiny, white, star-shaped flowers.

The website for Roundup weedkiller urges you control it right away, saying, “The sooner you tackle your chickweed problem the better.”

But this “starweed” is anything but a pest…

In the 1800s, it gained popularity as an edible garden plant, thanks to its nutritional value and delicious flavor.

That’s not all…

Because chickweed is also a SUPERSTAR when it comes to soothing your skin.

A member of the carnation family, it softens and moisturizes dry skincools and calms itching… an eases irritation and inflammation.

That’s made it a lifesaver for folks suffering from such chronic skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema.

But with its potent antiseptic and anti-inflammatory action, chickweed can also alleviate a number of other aggravating skin issues, including:

  • boils, abscesses, and ulcers
  • poison oak and poison ivy, and
  • insect bites.

So, it emerges at just the right time of the season – when the bugs come out and our legs are bare!

Chickweed may keep your lawn from being “beautiful”…

But everything that makes it a hardy weed also makes it an INVALUABLE natural cure!

A single plant can produce 800 seeds each spring, helping it spread quickly and grow densely.

It can even regrow once pulled from the ground, as long as the tiniest bit of root is left behind!

That means we’ll never RUN OUT of chickweed… and its price will never SKYROCKET.

Apply chickweed cream directly to irritated areas of your skin, as directed by the packaging or your doctor.

If you suffer from a more severe skin condition like eczema, you can add pure chickweed oil to bathwater and “steep” yourself in a soothing tea.

You can also eat chickweed cooked or raw as a salad green.

But if you’ve used any kind of weedkiller in your own backyard, don’t harvest fresh chickweed from your own lawn. The chemical exposure will do you more harm than good.

Instead, get a pure, organic version from a producer you trust.