So much more than a problem plant, dandelion has many beneficial uses and has been a staple food in many cultures since at least 200 BC. The whole plant is edible, including the dandelion flower, leaves, and root. It also has medicinal benefits and can be used as a liver tonic. Flowers and stems can be steeped to make dandelion tea, the leaves can be used for salad or as a potherb, and the roots can be roasted to make a delicious, caffeine-free coffee substitute.

Learn the nutritional and health benefits of dandelion. Discover the blessings in this much-maligned herb.
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