dandelion

biophilia cracks. was part of URBANisM, in the city of Mechelen, B, during the summer of 2015.

Taraxacum officinale, Paardenbloem, Dandelion, Pissenlit

Do not pick plants from the streets.

paardenbloem-680

Body: The Dandelion is a cleansing plant. It is a powerful diuretic and helps removing toxins from the body.

Parts used: young leaves in spring, flowers and root in autumn.
Do not use plants from polluted areas.

It helps to regulate the pancreas. It contains Vit. A, B and  C and is rich in minerals.

The young leaves from clean area’s are edible and can be used in salads or as spinach.

To cleanse the body do a 2-3 weeks cure with 3 cups of dandelion tea / day. (1 TS / cup water that has boiled)

Soil: Taraxacum officinale absorbs heavy metals from the soil and can be used to cleanse polluted soils.

Taraxacum study

Paintings will be made with the plants and will be shown on the finissage, on august 30.

More info about biophilia cracks.

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