Edible weeds: Dandelion with Sergei Boutenko, Harmony Hikes
Posted Jul 07 2008 7:15pm
Dandelion is an edible weed, that you can find almost everywhere in northern climates. All parts are edible: the roots, leaves and flower. There are 300 different kinds of dandelion, all edible. They have different sizes. If you want to check, if you have a dandelion, flip over the leaf and check the main vein. It should be smooth, not hairy. If you are not sure, don’t eat it.
Dandelion is good for: - Arthritis, anemia, breast cancer and cancer in general, candida, cysts and urinary tract infections. - Dandelion is good for is good for the kidney, liver, gallbladder (not mentioned in this video), bladder, pancreas and spleen. - Emotional satisfaction and wellbeing.
It contains the vitamins A, B, C en according to some even vitamin B12. It contains the minerals beta-carotene, phosphor, magnesium and calcium.
Dandelion Pesto: Ingredients: Dandelion greens Dandelion flowers Garlic Basil A lime Pinenuts Salt Extra virgin olive oil
Watch the video for the approximate amounts and experiment.