Posts made in December, 2012

Dandelions – Gotta Love’em!

Dandelions – Gotta Love’em!

Those pesky dandelion weeds are more valuable than you realize. The entire plant from root to blossom is packed with nutrients, and are most often used in teas and salads. While many people think of the dandelionĀ as a nuisance, herbalists consider it a valuable herb used for both food and medicine. Dandelions are rich in vitamins A, B complex, C, and D, as well as minerals such as iron, potassium, and zinc. Traditionally, dandelion roots and leaves were used to treat liver problems, kidney disease, swelling, skin problems, heartburn, stomach problems, appendicitis, and milk production for...

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