Stellaria media is an annual and perennial flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae . It is native to Eurasia and naturalized throughout the world. This species is used as a cooling herbal remedy with many nutrient dense mineral - Complex B vitamins, B12, Vitamin C, D, Iron, Copper Calcium, Magnesium, Silic, Zinc and Phosphorus. Its grown as a vegetable crop and ground cover for both human and poultry consumption. It is sometimes called common chickweed to distinguish it from other plants called chickweed.