Chickweed, or Stellaria media, is a weed that grows throughout the world. The dried leaves and flower are used in herbal formulations. Chickweed has been used for rheumatism, muscle and joint stiffness and pain, stomach and bowel problems, constipation, and blood disorders. Topically, Chickweed is used for skin diseases, such as eczema, as well as healing wounds. Chickweed can be used in foods.