Dandelion, the common name for dandelion, is a very common plant ance in Italy, used for centuries in traditional medicine because of 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 many as spinach and tomatoes). It has excellent diuretic properties, which promote bile production. It also cleanses the liver, fights allergies, and regulates cholesterol levels.
Dandelion is an ideal dietary supplement for postmenopausal or pregnant women. It is rich in beta-carotene, and is a great source of minerals and vitamins.
It helps regulate metabolism and purify the stomach and blood. Dandelion flowers can be used to prepare an infusion that is rich in benefits, capable of cleansing the digestive tract, purifying the blood and soothing coughs.
Choose a few dandelion plants, and dry the leaves. Pour them into a cup of boiling water and let it sit for at least 20 minutes. Strain and drink, sweetening only with honey.