Recipe: Dandelion & Burdock Cordial

Life & Soul Magazine

Dandelion, that humble plant with a distinctive yellow flower, and Burdock, a wild thistle, are well known for their detoxifying properties, and good sources of vitamins including vitamins A, C and iron.

Recognised as a tonic, Dandelion and Burdock has been consumed as a “soft” drink in the UK for hundreds of years. In the middle ages, people made it as a light mead and like many early beverages, people used it as a medicine. Today, walk into a supermarket or grocery store in the UK and chances are you will see a version of Dandelion & Burdock in the drinks section.

It is easy to make your own Dandelion & Burdock cordial which can be added to sparkling water or soda water for a bitter, earthy drink. If you are wanting to take Dandelion & Burdock for a particular health condition or as a overall tonic, it’s advised to use…

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