Description and Benefits
Taraxacum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, which consists of species commonly known as dandelions. Dandelions may be beneficial to your health because they are full of nutrients! They contain a significant amount of vitamin A and potassium. On top of that, dandelions contain a moderate amount of vitamin B, C and D as well as, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, zinc, and manganese. All of these nutrients are beneficial to improving your health. The dandelion also provides a more specific health benefit.
Dandelions may act as a gentle and natural diuretic that aids in the function of the entire digestive system, including the function of the kidneys, gallbladder, bowels, and more!
Are dandelion leaves edible?
A dandelion leaf may be eaten, but to an average person, it is very unappealing as dandelion leaves are bitter in taste. To avoid this taste, it is better to boil the leaves and add them to salads, vegetable dishes, pasta dishes, various casseroles.