Organic Dandelion Root
30g (1oz) is approx 1/4 cup (for guidence)
Note our loose herbs and spices are measured by weight. Berries, bark, and roots weight more then cut leaf herbs. Our diy section offers smaller portions of loose leaf herbs and spices only. Email us for larger bulk orders.
Botanical Name: Taraxacum officinale
It’s only a weed if you didn’t plant it. One of the most well known plants gardeners and lawn lovers work hard to destroy. Known for their vibrant yellow flowers and jagged patterned leafs in early spring. Used in many forms of medicine, tonics, teas, edible leafs, oils, salves, wines and beer.
Every part of this plant is used for various medicinal purposes such as poultices. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) it is considered to be energetically sweet, drying, and cooling. According to TCM, dandelion helps clears heat from the liver and has a beneficial effect on the stomach and lungs, and it can uplift the mood and support lactation.
Dandelion root benefits the digestive tract 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.
Dandelion root is considered energetically bitter, drying, and cooling.
Precautions- 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 statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.