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Dandelion root, (Taraxacum officinale), organic

50p per 10g
Taraxacum is a large genus of flowering plants in the Asteraceae family, comprising many species commonly known as Dandelions. Commonly considered a weed in the UK but so very far from the truth, Dandelion is one of the first plants herbalists turn to in times of need.

Why We Stock It

Dandelion root is an important herb to have at home, and we reccomend it to be every household cupboard.

FairWild-certified sourced from Poland, on the edges of the Bialowieza Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage site, from a supplier of organic wild-harvested herbs. The collection areas around the forest provide an important buffer zone for the protected forest and its ecosystem.

Where

Wild harvested in Poland.

 

Who

Organic herb trading.

How To Use It

There are many ways to prepare Dandelion roots. You make make hot and cold infusions.

Preapre two tea spoons of the root:

Pour water at 95 degrees over it and cover and leave to brew some at least 10 minutes

How To Dispose Of It

Can be composted if not eaten.

Health Benefits

The root can be roasted and used to make a kind of coffee substitute.

Dandelion roots are mostly used for both herbal infusions by herbal practitioners, where they play an important role. Dandelion root tends to be the default herb to turn to in a time of doubt.

Acts as

  • Acts as a diuretic.
  • Lymphathic system clenser
  • Mild laxative
  • Kidney cleanser – drink this herbal infusion if you experience Kidney stones
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Protects the liver

Ingredients/Materials

FairWild-certified Dandelion root, warm air dried.