*DANDELION LEAF ($1.37 / oz.)

Although you probably think of dandelion (Tarazacum officinale) as a weed, the plant is also medicinal and has been used as a traditional herbal remedy for centuries. Native Americans boiled the plant and used it to treat skin problems, while Chinese herbalists recommend dandelion for stomach problems and to promote milk flow during breast-feeding. Modern science suggests that dandelion leaves and tea brewed from the leaves may have significant health benefits.In traditional medicine, dandelion leaves are often used to promote urine formation and to support kidney health. Research suggests that the leaves contain diuretic compounds that increase the amount of urine the kidneys make.

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