According to Maria Treben, The Romans were so convinced of Speedwell’s value: it crept into social prose with friends and aquaintances using the herb in a complimentary capacity:  ‘he had as many good qualities as Speedwell’.

The tiny yet beautiful azure blue flowers can be seen from May to August and are a phenomenal powerhouse that hold the ability to treat a variety of ailments.

Speedwell can be used for these ailments and diseases

  • abscesses
  • acne
  • after itching
  • asthma
  • bladder stone
  • boil
  • bronchitis
  • colds
  • coughs
  • cystitis
  • diarrhoea
  • eczema
  • fatigue
  • gout
  • headache
  • hoarseness
  • indigestion
  • itching
  • liver weakness
  • kidney problem
  • loss of appetite
  • menstrual disorders
  • overweight
  • rheumatism
  • skin problems
  • sore throat
  • stimulating metabolism
  • stomach weakness

Next time you see Speedwell, please think twice before poisoning or purging it from your lawn! 


Soon this little power house, which has been infused with my ACV will be added to the Vixen Range.