Don’t Weed ’Em Out: How to Use and Benefit from Dandelions #Infographic #Gardening
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"Dandelion roots are best harvested from late fall through early spring, when the plant is dormant and has stored up energy in the root. For medicinal use, most sources say fall harvest is best... Spring roots will be less bitter and chewy – just make sure you dig them before the plants start to blossom. Spring roots are also higher in taraxacin, which stimulates bile production."

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Dandelion and burdock beer - being perennial, these are available all year, but it is important to collect them only when the leaves are visible so that you do not confuse them with anything nasty. Recipe by John Wright.

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☛ Do YOU use Dandelion Root? It is packed with health benefits and can aid with weight loss, lower your High Blood Pressure and so much more.... FOR ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DANDELION ROOT: ✒ Share | Like | Re-pin |

A Recipe for the Forager in You: Braised Beef, Dandelion Leaves, and Clear Noodles (via Science Friday)

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