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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program


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Many people think of dandelion as a weed, but the greens, roots, and juice extract have long been used as food and medicine by both Native and non-Native people around the world. Dandelion is known as a diuretic and as a stimulant for liver and kidney disorders.

Listen to Jennifer Andrulli talk about using dandelion root for medicinal purposes. Or read the transcript (ORAL HISTORY 2020-02-32).