Find a meadow away from the traffic chaos and pollution, gather dandelion flowers and stems so get home remedy for cough and many other diseases.
Dandelion is extremely healthy self-grown plant from the aster family (Asteraceae), which is rich in vitamin A and C, and calcium, potassium and sodium. It is herb that stimulates the kidneys, liver and digestive system, reduces cholesterol, strengthens the blood, and helps with allergies.
“Dandelion is a wild healing plant which stimulates the kidneys, liver and digestive system, reduces cholesterol, strengthens the blood, and helps with allergies”
It grows in meadows with temperate and cold climates and can be used from roots to flowers. From its roots is most often prepared tea that helps with digestive problems, and its drinking is also recommended for people suffering from diabetes.
Dandelion stems are considered cleaner of the body that regulate metabolism, purify the blood and stomach. The best known are because helping to solve the problem of viral warts. ‘Milk’ from the stem should be lubricated on the nipple until the same is dry and gone.
Early spring dandelion leaves (wild chicory) are used for preparing salads and stews, and are recommended in the diet of pregnant women, nursing mothers and women and menopause. Flowers of dandelion are edible, which is the best harvested at noon.
Ingredients for syrup of dandelion:
*200 grams of dandelion flowers with stem
*1.5 liters of hot water
*1 kg of sugar
Grind dandelion stems and flowers, so pour them with hot water.
Add the lemon cut into slices or squeezed lemon juice, and cook everything together over low heat for about half an hour.
Strain the liquid, add sugar and cook for another 15 minutes.
Pour the hot syrup in a pre-sterilized glass bottle or jar and close carefully. Store in a dark, cool place until the next season.