Taraxacum officinale

Family Name: 
Asteraceae
Local Name: 
*Dandelion
Uses As Per Literature: 

The herb is used to treat jaundice and the yellowing of the skin that comes with liver dysfunction, cirrhosis, hepatitis and liver disease. Source: http://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-dandelion.html last accessed 22/09/2016
 

Traditional Uses: 

Food: Leaves are used as vegetable in making stews and salad.
Medicine: Leaves are used to treat heart diseases.

Plant Category: 
Forest Foods and Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Heart diseases
Food Category: 
Vegetables