9 Reasons Not to Spray Your Dandelions
A sure sign of spring is those "beautiful" yellow dandelions in full bloom. Actually, dandelions are not native to Minnesota or the United States! Settlers brought dandelion seeds from Europe or Asia because of their healthful medicinal benefits. Here are nine reasons you should harvest dandelions from your lawn rather than spraying them with 2, 4-D.
That is a condition often associated with cancer, heart disease and a variety of other health problems.
Increased urination helps remove toxins from the liver.
Insulin, which is produced in the pancreas, helps prevent diabetes.
No one wants indigestion.
They make a great before-dinner salad!
Those two nutrients are essential for bone density and growth.
We'd all like clearer skin.
Fiber helps balance metabolism and stabilize body weight.
Potassium, also found in bananas, helps reduce blood pressure.