Dandelion Benefits for Health
Dandelion is a Natural Treatment for Liver Diseases, Obesity, High Blood Pressure and more…
The Spring is here and the Dandelion plant can be found easily everywhere.
Dandelion is a source of vitamins (A, B, C, and D), proteins, carbohydrates, tannins, sterols, and caffeic acid.
From Dandelion are used both leaves and roots; both are rich in substances listed above.
The leaves of Dandelion are harvested in March and April while they are still very young. The whole plant is harvested by plucking in the same period of the year, and the roots from July until frost.
This natural remedy is used for medicinal purposes. Dandelion tea is recommended for all people suffering from glandular disorders.
Experts also recommend dandelion tea and the Dandelion stems in obesity, and for those suffering from liver diseases.
Dandelion has many benefits, including:
- Increases secretion and flow of bile
- Normalizes blood circulation
- Has a mild laxative and diuretic action
- Helps remove toxins from the body
- Increases appetite and improves digestion
- Skin diseases heal faster if you drink dandelion tea
- Relieves rheumatoid arthritis and gout
How to make a Dandelion tea?
Dandelion tea purifies the body, stimulates the liver and kidneys, and it is useful for weight loss.
Pour 200 ml of boiling water over two tablespoons of dried and crushed herb and let it boil for 30 seconds; then close the heat and let the mixture infuse for 15 minutes. A dandelion tea cure lasts up to six weeks with excellent effects to the body. Dandelion has a dietary and a depurative effect.
Fresh Leaves and Stems of Dandelion are beneficial for those suffering from liver diseases.
They must eat dandelion in the form of salads along with other seasonal plants: lettuce, spinach, green onions, etc. Or just eat 10 stems of dandelion, freshly picked, daily.
The cure of dandelion stems has to be started before the time when the plants are blossoming. Eat daily on an empty stomach up to 10 stems of Dandelion for 10 to 15 days.
Who not likes the bitter taste of stems, can eat them with honey. The fresh stems and leaves of Dandelion clean the liver and the colon from toxins, regulate and stimulate the digestive system.
Dandelion is an exceptional drain liver and a good stimulant of the gallbladder and liver activity.
Eat Salad from fresh Dandelion Leaves, two or three times daily before the main meals.
Wash the leaves well, cut it into small pieces, mix with dill and parsley, add olive oil, apple cider vinegar or lemon juice.
Experts recommend to diabetics to eat this natural treatment as salad, correlated with adequate nutrition, because Dandelion has a composition which improves the diabetes.
For Dandelion Syrup use the whole plant, freshly picked, with root.
Wash well, allow it to drain and dry from water, then chop finely and place it in a jar with the latex, which the plant has.
Pour over, honey and mix well. Let it soak up until the syrup is formed. Take one teaspoon daily, before the each meal.