Dandelion (Taraxacum officinalis)

More nutritious than spinach!

The article presents information related to dandelion leaves which are more nutritious than spinach. These leaves are best harvested in spring or early summer and preferably before flowering. For...

Dandelions for Diabetes

Think of them as medicine, not lawn wreckers

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinails) could enter our arsenal against diabetes, according to Korean researchers. The ubiquitous weed was shown to lower elevated blood sugar levels in diabetic dogs.

Even better, researchers found that dandelion reduced free radical damage, which may contribute to diabetesrelated complications. This new study advances earlier work that established dandelion's power to normalize blood sugar levels.
A Dandy Way to Detox

Handy Dandy Dandelions

Focuses on the value of dandelions in Great Britain. Profitability of the greens and roots of dandelions; Nutrient found in the leaf; Reduction of the clumping of human blood platelets in blood ...

Dandelion root: a powerful spring cleanser

Reports on the use of dandelions to protect the liver from toxic chemical pollutants. Improvement of energy by stimulation respiratory function at the cellular level; Vitamins and nutrients cont...


A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Top 10 Healing Herbs" in the May 2009 issue.

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