Homemade syrup dandelion: healing superfood, for which you do not have to pay anything
Dandelions are “in season”. Find meadow away from the traffic chaos and pollution; gather their flowers and stems so get home remedy for cough and many other diseases.
Dandelion is extremely healthy wild plant from the aster family (Asteraceae), which is rich in vitamin A and C, and calcium, potassium and sodium. It is about a very herb that stimulates the kidneys, liver and digestive system, reduces cholesterol, strengthens the blood, and helps with allergies.
“Dandelion is a medicinal wild plant that which stimulates the kidneys, liver and digestive system, reduces cholesterol, strengthens the blood, and helps with allergies”
It grows in meadows with temperate and cold climates and can be used from roots to flowers. From its roots are most often prepared tea that helps with digestive problems, and his drinking is recommended to people suffering from diabetes.
Stems dandelion is considered cleaner body regulating metabolism, purify the blood and stomach. The best known are helping to solve the problem of viral warts. ‘Milk’ from the middle of the stem is necessary to lubricate the nipple until the same is dry and waste.
Early spring dandelion leaves (wild chicory) used to prepare salads and stews, and are recommended in the diet of pregnant women, nursing mothers and women and menopause. Edible flowers are dandelion, which is the best pick at noon when the most open.
From dandelion flowers usually prepares syrup or ‘honey’, which can be added to various desserts, and drink alone as a drug, that is, primarily as a cough syrup children.
Ingredients for syrup dandelion:
– 200 grams of dandelion flowers with stem
– 2 lemons
– 1.5 liters of hot water
– 1 kg of sugar
- Chop up the stems and flowers of dandelion, so they pour hot water.
- Add the lemon cut into slices or squeezed lemon juice, but all together simmer for about half an hour.
- Strain the liquid, add more sugar, and cook for another 15 minutes.
- Hot syrup pour into previously sterilized glass bottle or jar and carefully fold. Store in a dark and cool place just to next season dandelions.