12 Things to Make with Dandelion Flowers

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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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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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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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Peppermint and chamomile are both also good for constipation... you could add them and improve the flavor.
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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