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12 Things to Make with Dandelion Flowers

Discussion in 'Homemade Products' started by Marianne, Jun 1, 2019.

  1. Jun 1, 2019
    Marianne

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    Marianne

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    Did you know that you can use the dandelion root as a vegetable? Just chop it and add to soups, stir fry, etc.
    This was news to me.
     
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    I only knew there is a dandelion cultivar that is grown for it's roots. They are dried and roasted for a coffee of sorts.
     
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    Thank you for sharing! I'm trying the dandelion tea right now for DS12. I hope it's not terribly bitter.
     
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    baymule

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    Wow! I like this, thanks for posting!
     
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    The salve and syrup are on my to-do list! Funny how people just consider dandelion a common weed mostly
     
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    DS12 drank 2 cups of dandelion tea. Doesn't like it but he doesn't like being constipated either. I suppose I will collect plenty and dehydrate them for the rest of the year.
     
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    Cant you add some mint to it to help with taste? Or does mint interfere?
     
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    Peppermint and chamomile are both also good for constipation... you could add them and improve the flavor.
     
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    I have German Chamomile growing in my garden. I started it last year and it has reseeded and come back nicely this year. It's starting to bud now!
     
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