Dandelion is found growing in pastures, lawns, waste ground, sand, rocks, even cracks in concrete. From a thick, long, tap root, dark brown outside, white and milky white inside, grow long jaggedly toothed leaves, shiny, dark to light green and growing in the shape of a rosette close to the ground
remedies for liver complaints to dyspepsia, and as a mild laxative for constipation. The herb has been venerated throughout ancient times and is viewed as an excellent remedy for gall, spleen and liver disorders, while also being used as a safe and active plant diuretic. One of its common names, Piss-in-bed, is from the French term ‘pissenlit’, which suggests the herb’s quality of urging the kidneys to expel urine. Women, who experience menstrual cramps, bloating, and discomfort through the days are known to obtain significant relief by consuming an herbal decoction made from dandelion tea. Dandelion benefits are also seen when used in combination with other active herbal remedies.