Organically grown and harvested by Curate Essentials in Fayetteville, NC
Botanical Name: Taraxacum officinal
Dandelion is an herb that is native to Europe. It is also found throughout mild climates of the northern hemisphere.
People take dandelion by mouth for tonsillitis, heart failure, loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, improving bile flow, joint pain including arthritis pain, muscle aches, eczema, and bruises. Dandelion is also taken by mouth to increase urine production and as a laxative to increase bowel movements. It is also used as skin toner, circulation tonic, blood tonic, and digestive tonic.
Some people take dandelion by mouth to treat infection, especially viral infections and urinary tract infections (UTIs), as well as cancer.
In foods, dandelion is used as salad greens, and in soups, wine, and teas. The roasted root is used as a coffee substitute.
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