Pineapple weed flowers and leaves are a tasty finger food while hiking or toss in salads. Flowers can also be dried out and crushed so that it can be used as flour. As with chamomile, pineapple weed is very good as a tea. Native Americans used a leaf infusion (medicine prepared by steeping flower or leaves in a liquid without boiling) for stomach gas pains and as a laxative.
Dandelion & Lemon Biscuits | Craft Invaders. Wonderful recipe using Dandelion Flower petals - great fun for kids to make teaches them about the idea of edible weeds starting with a plant that we can all identify