Dandelions have a reputation for being notoriously pesky for gardeners. However, we think it’s time you reconsider these powerful pesky plants because they’re actually pretty amazing.
Did you know about 90% of the plant is used when making dandelion tea? Everything but the root can be used to make this herbal tea. If you have a garden that is inhibited by them, you can actually use those! Just make sure they haven’t been treated with pesticides.
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In fact, Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans used dandelions for medicinal purposes because of it’s healing properties. They noticed it helped with problems like stomach and liver disorders, skin irritations, toothaches, and even fevers. But just how does it do all that?
Well, dandelions are full of vitamins and minerals like, “vitamins A, B, C, D, and K, as well as minerals like iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium, and potassium”
Modern herbalists and researchers have discovered more benefits like antibacterial properties, immunity-boosting, anti-inflammatory, and liver detoxification!
Plus, because of the anti-inflammatory properties for bloating and skin conditions, many herbal medicine enthusiasts use dandelion tea in skincare. It’s really easy too! Here’s how:
A freshly brewed cup of dandelion tea can be quite bitter if you’re the kind of person who enjoys their daily brew with added sweetness. Its flavor profile is earthy, herbaceous, and bitter. No worries, just add a touch of honey and you’ll still receive all of the tea’s benefits.
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