Dandelion from Köhler’s Medicinal Plants / Taraxacum officinale

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File: Jpg
Dimension: 5700 x 8100 pixel
License: Standard OPA license (commercial use allowed)

Description

The dandelion illustration from Köhlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, is a beautiful piece of art. This flower drawing shows a dandelion in all its glory, both in bloom and with seed pods. The plant is surrounded by smaller illustrations showing the different states of the flower and the seed. The old drawing is in beautiful detail, with colors that work well together, making this image an immediate visual delight. With its charm and wit, the intricate work can’t help but draw viewers in for a closer look into nature’s bounty. So if you’re looking for something special to hang on the wall or use as inspiration for your next project, this stunning dandelion illustration may be just what you need!

Taraxacum officinale, more commonly known as the Common Dandelion, is an incredibly versatile medicinal plant that has been used for hundreds of years around the world. Historically traded in Europe alongside Ginseng and Ma Huang (Ephedra), Taraxacum officinale can be used to treat a variety of ailments, including liver and gallbladder problems, digestive disorders, diseases related to stress and fatigue such as depression, and infections. Additionally, its leaves are rich in vitamins A and C while its roots are packed with minerals like calcium and magnesium. Rich yellow flowers blooming from the plant make it an attractive addition to any garden or landscape, though many people prefer to harvest their own dandelion for medicinal use. Due to its long history of use as a medicine, Dandelions remain a popular choice for herbalists looking for ways to naturally address health issues.