Who knew the Dandelion?
The weed that takes over the garden and lawn......the Dandelion. Not only is it a nuisance to some but luckily it is also an excellent food and herbal medicine that anyone can find, grow and put to use. Dandelion is rich in betacarotene which converts into Vitamin A. It also contains vitamin C, fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus. Believe it or not, the Dandelion also contains protein, more than spinach. It has been used for used as a food and as a medicine to treat anemia, skin problems, blood disorders and depression.
Benefits of the Dandelion: is good as a digestive aid, helps the kidneysclear out wasteand other items, improves the liver function, rich in antioxidants, the ability to combat cancer, helps regulate blood surgan and insulin levels, lowers blood pressure, improves cholesterol levels, helps gallbladder with problems and blockages, reduce inflammation, and boosts immune system.