Once thought to be a pesky, invasive weed, Dandelion is now recognized as a human friendly plant that can benefit our health in several ways. The scientific name for the plant is Taraxacum officinale. This remarkable plant produces a bright yellow flower and green leaves. Its name is derived from the French phrase, “dent de lion”, which means tooth of the lion. Dandelion is a rich source of vitamins A, B complex, and C, as well as minerals such as iron, potassium, and zinc.
European settlers intentionally brought dandelion plants to North America in the 17th century, where they were mainly used by the Puritans as a health aid. The leaf, root and flower nourish the entire body. Today, we know even more. Dandelion supports a healthy immune, digestive, liver, gallbladder, kidneys, and natural detoxification response. Native Americans also used to boil dandelion in water and took it to support healthy excretion from the urinary tract, skin health, and upset stomach.
Perhaps the most exciting news about Dandelion is its support of women’s reproductive health. It nourishes the immune systems of both mother and child during the most critical stages of development. North American Herb and Spice only brings the best lineup of wild and raw, hand-gathered Dandelion products so you can feel your best and perform at an optimal level. It’s back breaking work! Our CEO and Founder has even joined the team in the wilderness to find the best wild plants for your good health.
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