These bright colored little daisy like flowers call you to pick them they even grow to wait height so you do not even have to bend. Lawn daisies are a weed that blooms from June to August. and has many medicinal and nutritional uses. However, and the best part is that they are FREE along with dandelions, thistle, burdock, mullein and more these rascals seem to be pesky and even get in the way at time but there uses out way the need to get rid of them. They possess phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, vitamins A, K, and are anti-inflammatory. they possess essential oils, tannins, mucus substances, flavanoids, bitters, acids, resins, as well as inulin. They can also be use of people with low appetites and digestion disorders.
The Romans Used them to soak the bandages that were used for battle wounds. They have similar effects of the Calendula flower.
A few Good Uses for Lawn Daisies are but not limited to:
- The Common Cold
- has diuretic effect
- has astringent properties
- used for wound healing
- They help the liver and gallbladder
- Mild Constipation
The leaves can be eaten raw in a salad and go well with dandelion leaves.
A tea also with dandelions can be made for a powerhouse of a nutritional Supplementation
You will need:
2 handfuls of freshly washed dandelion greens
1/2 handful of lawn daisy leaves
6 thinly slice radishes
2 tablespoons of raw organic unfiltered apple cider vinegar
a drizzle of pure gape seed ,sunflower, or avocado oil.
2 tablespoons of raw wildflower honey
Toss all ingredients by hand well and ENJOY a nutritional powerhouse of a salad.
You can also add a handful of walnut if you like.
You will need
1 teaspoon of dried dandelion leave and flowers
1 teaspoon of dried lawn daisy flowers
Infuser cup or tea ball or cheesecloth
Place all dried ingredients in a infuser or tea ball if you are using a cheesecloth double the piece you are going to use and tie up herb in it place in cup add 10 ounces of boiling water and let steep for 15 minutes squeeze soaked cheesecloth with 2 tablespoons or a potato ricer. no milk to this tea if you need to sweeten ONLY use a raw honey to get maximum nutritional effect(s). I highly recommend raw wildflower honey from a beekeeper or authentic farmers market.
Note: if weeds are fresh use double the amount.