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Botanical Name Taraxacum officinale
Family Asteraceae (Compositae)
Origin native to Europe and Asia
Description Taraxacum officinale is a perennial herb that grows up to 30 cm in height. The leaves are basal and deeply lobed. The flowers are bright yellow and are borne on a hollow stem. The fruit is a hairy achene.
Parts Used The leaves and roots are used in Ayurvedic medicine.
Dose The recommended dose of Taraxacum officinale varies depending on the preparation and the condition being treated.