Dandelion , common name for dandelion, is a very widespread plant in Italy, used for centuries in traditional medicine thanks to its incredible properties that are almost unknown or underestimated today.
It can also be used in cooking, and added to dishes and salads, dandelion has many vitamins (about twice as much as spinach and tomatoes). It has excellent diuretic properties, which promote the production of bile. It also purifies the liver, fights allergies and regulates cholesterol levels.
Dandelion is an ideal food supplement for menopausal or pregnant women. It is rich in beta-carotene and is an excellent source of minerals and vitamins.
It helps regulate metabolism and purify the stomach and blood. Dandelion flowers can be used to prepare an infusion rich in benefits, capable of cleansing the digestive tract, purifying the blood and soothing coughs.
Pick a few dandelion plants and dry the leaves. Pour them into a cup of boiling water and let sit for at least 20 minutes. Strain and drink, sweetening only with honey.