Materia Medica: Dandelion


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Materia medica tells a plant’s story. Please join me to explore and appreciate one of the herbalism sweethearts, a far cry from bothersome weed. I hope by the end you will love dandelion and never want to spray it with chemicals again.

Taraxacum officinale = Dandelion: leaf, root, flower, stem

Photos of Tarasque in Tarascon, France

Sources for Dandelion:

Black Locust Gardens - fresh

Oshala Farm - dried

White PIne Community Farm - dried

Mountain Rose Herbs - dried leaf, root, roasted root, extracts, powder, capsules

Herbalist & Alchemist - leaf extract, root extract, glycerite

Dandelion Wine

---Deepest gratitude to Andrea Klunder, my podcast boss. Find her at

Original music by Dylan Rice




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Dina Ranade is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist. She is also a mom of three - two daughters in college and a 17 year old son finishing up high school. Dina loves cooking for her family despite the challenges that this creates. She passionately loves exploring culinary herbalism and has been working on stocking her home kitchen apothecary or medicine cabinet.

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