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Dried Dandelion Leaf

Dried Dandelion Leaf


Dried Dandelion Leaf (30 gms)



30 gms is Equivalent to Approximately  14 Generously Heaped Tblsps



LATIN NAME - Taraxacum



Also Known As:



  • Dent de Lion
  • Lion’s Tooth
  • Piss en Lit
  • Piss a Bed
  • Cankerwort
  • Clockflower
  • Blowflower
  • Blowball



Dandelion is a Perennial Herbaceous Plant that is Native to North America but now grows everywhere.  The Plant Grows from a Tap Root that Reaches Deep into the Soil.  Above Ground the Plant, Depending on where it is Growing can be as Short as 2 inches  but can also Grow as Tall as 18 inches. 



Dandelion Produces a Bright Yellow Flowerhead which is Comprised of Many Individual Petals from April to June.  Each Stem has a Single Flower Head but a Single Plant can  have Multipe Flowers on Individual Stems.  The Bright Yellow Flower  Ultimately turns into a Ball of Seed Heads.



The Leaves  are Clustered and Grow from the Base of the Plant and  are Typically Thin, Coarsely Toothed and Dark Green in Colour, Elongated in Shape and  are said to Resemble a Lion's Tooth, Hence the Name.



The Hollow Flower Stems  Contain a Bitter Milky Liquid if Broken. 






    Use Dandelion when Performing Spells & Rituals for:


    • Love
    • Hope
    • Balance
    • Wishes
    • Happiness
    • Psychic Work
    • Growth & Transformation
    • Creativity
    • Inspiration
    • Sun Magic
    • Bravery & Courage
    • Divination
    • Dispeling Negative Energy
    • Banishment
    • Prophetic Dreams




    • Gender – Masculine
    • Planet – Jupiter 
    • Element – Air


    Use Dandelion for Courage or Bravery Spells and also for Dispelling Negative Energy and Dark Thoughts.   If you are Suffering from a Creative Block or you need a Boost on a Project use Dandelion to Inspire your Creativity. 


    The Traditional use of the Dandelion is Believed to have  began in Ancient China as far back as the 7th Century.   


    Some Folklore Attached to the Seed Heads  include,  Foreseeing how long you will live, Determined by the Number of Seeds left after Blowing, for Telling the Time,  Blow the Seed Head Three Times and the Number left is the Hour,  Send Messages to Loved Ones  by Blowing  the Seed Head in the  Direction of your Loved One and by  Visualizing your Message,  and Last but not Least   to make a Wish.


    Dandelion is Traditionally Believed to be Beneficial in the Treatment of:


    • Helping to Reduce Cholesterol
    • Helping Detoxify Kidneys and Liver
    • Regulatimg Blood Sugar Levels
    • Kidney Stones
    • Acne
    • Eczema
    • Reducing Bloating
    • Reducing Inflammation
    • Helping  Indigestion and Stomach Issues
    • Removing  Warts
    • Boosting the  Immune
    • Hepatitis




    • Vitamin A
    • Vitamin C
    • Vitamin  K
    • Calcium
    • Potassium
    • Iron
    • Manganese
    • Antiviral
    • Antibacterial
    • Antioxidants


    Dandelion is most often used as a Diuretic and in Cleansing Tonics and in Cases of Kidney and Liver a Tincture from the Flowering Tops and a Broth or Infusion of the Leaves is said to bring Relief  for Liver Issues.


    For Kidney Stones, make a Decoction of the Root and cool before Straining and then Sweeten with Honey.  Drink a Mugful each Morning and Night, it is also good for Indigestion and other Stomach Complaints.


    A  strong Decoction of the Plant and Root is Believed to be Beneficial for many Skin Complaints as its Cleansing action helps to  Purge Impurities that can cause Pimples,  Acne, Eczema and other Skin Issues. Drink a Mugful  of this Decoction Several times a Day.


    In Early Spring, gather Dandelion Leaves and Boil them  with some Carrots, Parsley, Onions, Sorrel  to make a Delicious Broth that you can then eat as it is or Freeze to use as a Base for any  soup for the rest of the Year.   Use this Base Recipe whenever you are Suffering from Digestive Issues, feeling Bloated or if  you simply feel the need to Cleanse.

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