This sunny flower was brought to America as a food crop. Now it is assimilated throughout Southern Africa, North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, India. It can be found in all 50 states and most Canadian provinces.
In China, folk healers use dandelion to improve the patient's appetite, to treat skin diseases and problems with lymph nodes. The plant is widely used as an antipyretic and diaphoretic remedy. Also, it increases the supply of milk in breastfeeding women. Bulgarian traditional healers use taraxacum officinale to get rid of problems with the liver, stomach, gall bladder and intestines. What is more the juice and leaves help with atherosclerosis, anemia, hemorrhoids and vitamin C deficiency. read more ›