Roasted Dandelion looks and tastes like coffee without the caffeine and with all the benefits of dandelion. It has a bold, robust flavour with delicious toasty coffee notes - so it’s a great, way to start your day. A powerhouse of antioxidants, dandelion root is packed with Vitamin A, C and D as well as zinc, iron and magnesium.
The root is a diuretic, liver cleanser and detoxifier. It is rich in the carbohydrate inulin, a soluble fibre found in plants that supports the growth and maintenance of a healthy bacterial flora in the intestinal tract, making it an excellent digestive tonic and mild laxative.
Common medicinal uses include: natural laxative, helps anaemia, optimizes digestion, stabilizes mood swings.
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Steep 1-2 teaspoons in 90-95ºC water for 5-10 minutes (depending on preference).
Sweeten with coconut milk/oil, honey, brown sugar or stevia.
Caffe Latte Alternative: Simmer 2 tsp in milk of your choice for 10 mins. Add sweetener to taste.
Serving Suggestion: Add 1-2 teaspoons of dandelion root per cup of boiling water and steep for 5 -10 minutes.
Dandelion Root tea makes a great alternative to a Caffe Latte, simmered in hot milk with honey. It also pairs well with refreshing flavours like mint or fresh lemon juice. You can also add natural sweeteners like honey or stevia or a little milk for a lighter, more delicate flavour. If you’re after a real health boost, try blending with other herbal teas like Chamomile.