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The Power of Dandelions

dandelions

Dandelions are more than just the "annoying weeds" on the lawn. From the root, all the way up to the flower, this fast-growing herb can provide healing with its medicinal properties. It is able to act a natural laxative because of the medicinal properties it provides to many parts of the body. While dandelion roots can help detoxify the liver and gallbladder, the leaves help detoxify the kidney.






Health Benefits

Dandelion root, leaves and flowers health benefits may include:

  • Lowering blood pressure

  • Antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties

  • Reducing bloating

  • Reducing cholesterol

  • Acting as a mild laxative

  • Weight loss

  • Boost immune system

  • Regulate blood sugar

  • Acting as a diuretic

  • Blood purification

  • Detoxing the body of parasites

  • Liver detox

  • Relieving skin diseases, jaundice, or eczema

  • Promoting bile formation


Uses

Here are some of the ways you can use dandelions:

  • Alternative to other leafy greens:

  • Dandelion fritters: A simple and fried tasty snack

  • Salves: Great for sore muscles and arthritis pain

  • Tincture: Great for detoxing and boosting the immune system

  • Dandelion root coffee: Roast, grind, and add at least 1 teaspoon to your coffee or use it as is, as an alternative to coffee

  • Sauteed dandelion: Use as an alternative to other sauteed greens

  • Tea: Works as a diuretic and reduces bloating



Shop Here for Dandelion Leaf and Root Herbal Capsules

dandelion leaf and root herbal capsules

Dosage & Frequency
  • Dried or fresh flower: Recommended dosage is 10-15g daily

  • Capsule form: 250mg-1000mg per day or 1-3 capsules daily.

  • Tincture: 5-10 drops 3 times daily


Side Effects & Risks
  • Heartburn

  • Stomach discomfort

  • Allergic reactions

If you have kidney or gall bladder problems, it is recommended to consult your doctor before use.



Who Should Avoid

Avoid if you are on blood thinning medication.

Avoid if you have kidney and/or liver issues, as well as its medication.

Avoid if you are on diuretic medication, antibiotics or sedatives.

Consult your doctor if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding.



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