Stellaria mediaChickweed contains saponins that help to increase the permeability of cell membranes to increase our absorption or nutrients, especially minerals. Chickweed is cooling and soothing for hot inflamed tissues. This combined with its saponin content make it a star for gently dissolving and breaking down unwanted matter such as thick mucous, bacteria, and unwanted fat cells. Cooling and soothing for inflammation and heat in the urinary tract system. Chickweed is also high in many vitamins and minerals, so sip to your health!