A ray of sunshine
The whole plant is useful both as food and medicine!
Root - stimulates and decongests liver, encourages digestion by stimulating bile production to breakdown fats. Tender roots can be chopped and added to stir fry or is delicious pickled.
Leaves - source of vitamins A, C, B complex, Potassium, iron, calcium & trace minerals; mild diuretic may help water retention & hypertension. Add to salads or steam - serve with drizzled olive oil and lemon juice (and some optional feta cheese - yum!)