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Islander
01-15-14, 06:03 PM
Charlie Pulsipher
Monday, April 15, 2013

Dandelion is most often thought of as a pesky weed that takes over in lawns, gardens, meadows, and even pops up in cracked sidewalks and pavement. It is invasive and pervasive. Lucky for us, it is also an excellent food and herbal medicine that anyone can find, grow, and put to use.

Dandelion is a very rich source of beta-carotene which we convert into vitamin A. This flowering plant is also rich in vitamin C, fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus. It is a good place to get B complex vitamins, trace minerals, organic sodium, and even vitamin D. Dandelion contains protein too, more than spinach. It has been eaten for thousands of years and used to treat anemia, scurvy, skin problems, blood disorders, and depression.

Read more: http://www.sunwarrior.com/news/11-health-benefits-of-dandelion-and-dandelion-root/

compoundia
02-12-14, 09:48 AM
I have read article link which is given by you. Thank you so much for sharing benefit of Dandelion. It is also used for loss of appetite, stomach problem, gas, joint pain. Some people use it to treat infection. The roasted roots of dandelion is used as a coffee.