Those little yellow Dandelions are oftentimes the perfect flower for a toddler to give to mommy, or otherwise a weed that you pull as soon as it is spotted. But before you grab that dandelion, have you considered that it may have benefits and uses? THis insight will change the way that you think about dandelions!
- Many people battle the humble dandelion, which grows in lawns and sunny open spaces throughout the world.
- But if these maligned yellow-blossomed plants pop up in a yard or garden, there’s a better way to control the problem: eat them.
- Every part of the dandelion is edible – leaves, roots, stems, and flowers.
“The greens are rich in beta-carotene, fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, B vitamins, and protein.”