Chickweed

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Chickweed
Cat Given Name : Chickweed
Other Name(s) :
Description :

Chickweed is a small, bright leafy green plant that grows in clumps. The flowers are small, sparsely petaled and white. Chickweed grows best in cool weather, forming the thickest mats of foliage in the fall.

Properties :

Chickweed is best used in the reduction of swelling and the soothing of difficult breathing or even swelling in the lungs from severe coughs.

Related Knowledge
Complaints : Burn, Broken Bone (Open), Abrasion, Blackcough, Chronic Cough, Fleas,
Symptoms : Infection,
Species :
Seasonal Availabilities by Territory *
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* To find a plant that is not available in an area, it must first be approved by the Game Admins. Please PM one of the Admin Team for that permission.
^ The listed seasons are those in which the herb is ready in some way for harvest. Consult the collection methods below for details.
Collecting & Storing Flowers
When to Collect : Green-leaf thru Late Leaf-fall
How to Collect : Bite the flowers from the stems just below the point where they start, taking care to select only healthy, bright flowers of full sent.
How to Preserve : Lay the flowers in full sun until completely dry.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dry place.
Collecting & Storing Juice
When to Collect : New-leaf thru Leaf-fall
How to Collect : Select bright, healthy stems and bite them off. Chew them lightly and drip the juice that is extracted onto the target location.
How to Preserve : N/A - Juice cannot be effectively preserved.
How to Store : N/A - Juice cannot be effectively stored.
Collecting & Storing Leaves
When to Collect : New-leaf
How to Collect : Pluck leaves of good color and rich scent from the plant, taking care not to damage them and to only select those un-marked by insect damage.
How to Preserve : Lay in full sun until fully dried.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dry place.
Detailed Usage Information
Flowers : Consume to ease breathing.
Juice : Drip into the yes of the patient to relive irritation.
Leaves : Consume to ease breathing.
Leaves : Chew and apply externally to reduce swelling in a wound.