Dandelion of the Budding Trees Moon

Dandelion is the plant totem of the Budding Trees Moon which falls between March 21 to April 19 each year.  We sometimes give little respect to the dandelion and want to drive this weed from our lawns.  Little dandelion as a totem can teach us of the advantages of taking root as well as flying.

The dandelion has many uses for us two-leggeds here on Mother Earth. The root can be used as a substitute for coffee. Young leaves can be used in salads; while the older leaves can be cooked and eaten as greens. High in vitamins A, B, C, and G the dandelion also has calcium, phosphorus, iron, and natural sodium. Dandelion can be soothing, relaxing, and mildly sedating. It can help to purify and alkalize your bloodstream. It also has been used to balance the blood sugar levels in one’s body.

Dandelion reminds us of the necessity of exploration and experimentation in our lives. We are also reminded of the beauty of the different stages of our lives.

Native Americans used the dandelion as a remedy for hives and eczema. They boiled a tea to use for rheumatism, liver and spleen problems, gall bladder trouble, hepatitis, and headaches.  They didn’t look at this plant as a weed but as a helpful plant that gave both physical medicine and spiritual medicine.

~ Mitakuye Oyasin ~ We are all related

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Beverly Two Feathers

Beverly Two Feathers is my spiritual name, other places I use my Anglo name you can find me as Beverly Owens on Google +

9 thoughts on “Dandelion of the Budding Trees Moon”

    1. I hope you are sincere and really did read the lessons incorporated into my blog about Native American Totems and the life medicine they give us if we stop and listen. Hopefully, you didn’t just stop by to let us know that you sell purses. If you did, I have a thought for you: Would the regular readers of a blog about Native American Spirituality be coming here looking for a new purse? It might be more beneficial to your efforts to leave a link to your selling endeavors at places where people would visit looking for such items.

      Just some thoughts from my spirit today.

    1. Thank you for visiting and reading about the Dandelion and the lessons and medicine it can provide. It might not hurt to go back to some of the old ways of respecting the plants given to us to use.

    1. Oh wow that is really a coincidence! I’ll have to go read OhMe’s lens! The poor misunderstood Dandelion. I used to love to find them when I was a kid and blow the seeds off into the air. Little did I know then that I was receiving a message about taking root or perhaps it was more about learning to fly to a new way of thinking.

  1. This is wonderful. I love that we were both thinking about dandelions on the same day. I would love to link to this,if possible and show it on my lens.

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