Dandelion Leaf
Latin Name:Taraxacum officinale
Country of Origin:U.S.A.
Family:Asteraceae
Growing Method:Organic
Plant Part(s):Leaf

Dandelion was first mentioned in the 10th and 11th centuries by physicians who used this herb as a leaf vegetable. Originally native to Europe and Asia, dandelion was imported to North America as a spring green. Its nutrients include bitter taraxacins, sitosterol, stigmasterol, alpha and beta carotene, cafeic acid, mucilage, and potassium. It also contains significant levels of vitamin A, C, D, and B complex as well as iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese, copper, choline, calcium, boron, and silicon.

Typical Preparations

1 tablespoon in an infusion or decoction. Caution has been suggested for people with gallstones.

Contraindications / Safety

    No known precautions. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner before beginning use.

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