Dandelion Medicine: Remedies and Recipes to Detoxify, Nourish, and Stimulate

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Storey Publishing, Aug 1, 2016 - Health & Fitness - 128 pages
Dandelion is among the most nutrient-packed foods on earth, and one of the world’s most widely used herbal medicines — and it’s right in your own backyard! Use it to treat or prevent arthritis, high cholesterol, depression, diabetes, and a host of other health concerns. These easy and delicious recipes for biscuits, burgers, cookies, pizza, quiche, salads, and soup, as well as coffee, juice, beer, syrups, and even dandelion wine will help you incorporate this powerful plant into your daily diet. You’ll also find dandelion herbal remedies in the form of teas, tinctures, tonics, ointments, massage oil, skin oil, and moisturizer.
 
 

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Contents

The Virtues of the Dandelion
1
Collecting Growing and Harvesting
11
Traditional Uses of Dandelion Medicine
23
Dandelions Medicinal Properties
31
Making and Using Dandelion Medicines
42
Cooking with Dandelions
78
Bibliography
106
Sources
109
Index
111
Other Storey Books You Will Enjoy
120
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Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of natural health with more than 40 years of experience. She teaches herbal medicine at Naropa University and Heilseimestraskollin in Iceland, and she has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Envision and Arise Festivals, and the Mayo Clinic. She is a founding member of the American Herbalist Guild and blogs for the Huffington Post and Care2. Mars is the author of many books and DVDs, including Natural First Aid. Mars and her daughter run Herb Camp for Kids in Boulder, Colorado. 

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