Dandelion Root - Certified OG
Certified Organic by MOFGA and grown regeneratively by one of the Meeting House Farm Collaborative Farms.
Fresh roots are shipped immediately after harvest to preserve quality and freshness and should arrive next-day in most cases.
Chipped roots are dried immediately after harvest in an on-farm organic certified drying facility to maximize potency and preserve quality.
Extracts are a 1:2 ratio of Fresh Roots in Alcohol. Ingredients: Taraxacum*‡, Distilled Maine Alcohol*, Spring water. // *certified organic, ‡grown at Meeting House Farm.
We typically harvest Dandelion Roots in May and June.
In the Apothecary:
Preparations: Extract of root, leaf, or flower in alcohol. Water Infusion of roasted root. Culinary. Vinegar extract of leaf.
Uses: Liver & digestive system support.
Energetics: Cooling & Moist
Tastes: Floral, Bitter, Salty, Mineral
Herbal Action: Blood purifier, diuretic, liver, and gall bladder specific.
From our Experience:
Roast the roots to add a fabulous and healthy garnish to a salad. Very bitter in infusions unless specifically blended to act in a coffee-like manner. Dandelion greens make a fabulous liver-supporting pesto. The blossoms make excellent fritters and wine.