Change language

BOOK of HERBS

Common dandelion (Potentilla erecta)

Description:

  • This plant belongs to the rose family.
  • It grows wild all over northern and central Europe.
  • Phytotherapy utilizes tormentil rhizome Tormentillae rhizoma.
  • Main active ingredients are tannins (up to 23%), phenolic acids, saponins and resins.
  • Properties: astringent and anti-inflammatory.