Mighty Dandelion

The herb that transforms from Sun into Moon


When Yellow t’is sunny and bright.When White it becometh dreamy and light.

Properties:

  • Very common blood-purifier and strengthening in general

  • Diuretic and helpful with liver complaints, gout and rheumatism

  • Increases bile secretion

  • Good for digestion

  • Helps with eczema and skin issues

  • The milky juice can help against warts (careful not to touch the eyes afterwards)

  • Every part can be eaten (preparation depends on the season)

Ingredients :

  • The root contains inulin (prebiotic)

  • In contrast to lettuce is has five time more proteins, eight times more vitamin C, and twice as much potassium (high potassium content!)

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Signatures:

Living in the gardens of humans, she is very near and accessible to consume over a long period.(Jupiter=Abundance)
Her ability to grow in any environment shows her solid body structure and an easygoing character (Jupiter).
One the flower is fertilized she begins a transformation from sun (yellow) to moon (white seeds).

Harvest:

April to July/October (depending on use)