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Dandelion and Burdock

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A drink traditionally made from partly fermented dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) and burdock (Arctium lappa) roots with sugar, however there is strong rumour that commercial 'Dandelion and Burdock' is sometimes flavoured with sassafras, an Asian Laurel tree, or, with a synthetic sassafras flavouring.


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The combination of Dandelion and Burdock was formerly seen as an all-round medicine:


Northampton Mercury - Saturday 9 March 1889




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