|Latin Name:||Taraxacum officinale|
|Country of Origin:||U.S.A.|
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.
BULK PRICING: Price is per 10 g. To save on packaging, our herbs are sold in bulk and will arrive to you in a labelled paper bag. Now you may order as much or as little as you'd like!