General: Contrary to popular assumption, dandelions are more than just a weed that takes over your front lawn. Native to Europe and Asia, dandelions have been used medicinally for thousands of years, and they’ve been a staple in certain cuisines for almost as long. Every part of the plant can be used and they’re easy to grow.
Medicinal Uses: Touted as being beneficial to your liver, kidneys, blood, and digestion. Can also potentially help with acne, weight-loss, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. Read more at Gardening Know How: Dandelion Growing Info: How To Grow And Harvest Dandelions https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/dandelion/growing-dandelion.htm
Culinary Uses: Dandelions can be a surprising source of nutrients. Dandelion greens contain vitamin C, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, thiamin, riboflavin, beta carotene, and fiber. They are actually more nutritious than many fruits and vegetables.