We often perceive dandelions as a weed. In the best case from them with the children weaving wreaths or use for other activities. You might be surprised, but in many countries, the dandelion is called yellow ginseng, because of beneficial properties they are not less than the present root of life. Dandelions have seeded the whole plantation, and then used for various medicinal and cosmetic purposes.
Salads, wholesome jams, medicinal wine, preservation inflorescences — this is not a complete list of what can be done from a simple dandelion in the home. We will tell you what is so useful this plant is for health and what it can do.
The best time to collect flowers and leaves of the dandelion — spring and early summer. Roots harvested in August, September or early spring — the late April, early may. Don’t miss this time.
A REMEDY OF DANDELION
1. Treatment of anemia
Mix 3 tablespoon of dandelion flowers and 3 tablespoons grass lungwort. Add 2 tbsp of nettle
and 1 tbsp. of sage. All pour 1 liter of boiling water. Drink 50 ml of this infusion to 6 times a day.
2. Constipation and bloating
1 tsp. dandelion flowers pour a glass of water and boil on low heat for 15 minutes. Leave to infuse for half an hour. Drink 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day.
3. Hormonal imbalances
Fill the three-liter jar of dandelion flowers add 1 kg of sugar, stir. Insist on a window sill for 3 weeks, strain. The resulting elixir is added to the tea instead of sugar by 1-2 tablespoons.
4. Skin diseases
1 tablespoon chopped roots pour a glass of hot water, simmer 15 minutes, cool and strain. Drink a third Cup in the form of heat for 15 minutes before eating 3 times a day.
5. Hair mask
Pour 200 ml of boiling water 1 tbsp chopped fresh dandelion leaves. Decoction rubbed into the scalp and apply throughout the length of the hair. Wrapped head with a towel and walk like this for 30 minutes. Then wash the head. This mask strengthens the hair.
6. Jam dandelion
Collect 500 unblown blossoms of the dandelion. Thoroughly rinse them and leave to soak in cold water for a day. It is better to change the water several times — so leave all of the bitterness. After the specified time, drain water, add 1 liter of cold water and boil for 10 minutes. Broth strain, the flowers of good press. Add in the broth 1 kg of sugar, juice of 2 lemons. Boil on a slow fire for about an hour. Let it cool and pour in the banks.
Acts as a febrifuge. To improve immunity so you can jam to coat cakes, served with berries for dessert or pancakes. Tastes like honey.
I can’t believe that every day we pass by this medicinal plant. We wish you good health!
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