Plant Of The Month: Dandelion

Common name: Dandelion

Latin name: Taraxacum officinalis

Element: Air

Gender: Masculine

Process: Evolution (Brings matter into spirit)

Energy: Cooling and Drying

Planet association: Jupiter (Joy, expansion, spirit lifting, vitality) and Sun (Vital Force, confidence, will power)

Part of plant used: (Whole plant) Leaf, flower and root

Day of the week associated: Thursday and Sunday

Taste: Bitter (leaf) sweet and slightly bitter (Root)

History and Lore: Dandelions are everywhere! So colorful, growing in concrete, diminished soil, pristine places, and yet are always pulled as weeds because they are so common, and people have forgotten their value and what