Plant Magick

The Hedge Craft – Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) – root and leaf

  • prime diuretic (providing potassium even as it releases excess water) as well as eliminates uric acid (good against gout and arthritis)
  • bitter tonic (strengthens the liver)
  • mild laxative
  • kidney tonic and useful for treating liver conditions (introduce slowly as it increases bile)
    This herb is used as a tea, tincture, decoction or the leaves eaten fresh in salads

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