Red Dandelion is a part of the chicory family. The entire plant is edible and the leaves are usually eaten raw and serves as a bitter green are rich in vitamins A, C and K, as well as iron, calcium, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
Dried root or leaf as tea or tincture, powdered dried root encapsulated, or powdered and roasted and made into a coffee substitute beverage.
Fresh leaf as an edible food or tincture. Combine the root with coffee for a new twist.
Herbalist Rosemary Gladstar strongly promotes this herb, saying that it is "invaluable to women going through menopause." Dandelion root's benefit to the digestive tract is twofold as it contains inulin and is also a bitter digestive tonic which tones the digestive system and stimulates the appetite. It calms heat and also hot emotions, and is thus helpful in those that are irritated.
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