Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale)
Dandelion root is a natural diuretic and digestive aid. Dandelion may help reduce cholesterol, purify blood, detoxify the liver, regulate blood sugar, reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure, assist with weight loss, reduce cancer risk, and boost the immune system.
- Dandelion can help treat skin issues such as age spots, external blisters, corns, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, other skin conditions and warts
- Dandelion may help with anemia, hypoglycemia, endurance and fatigue
- Dandelion also helps purify the blood, liver disorders, lowering blood pressure, colon disorders, cramps and diabetes
Dandelion contains protein, magnesium, phosphorous, iron, niacin, riboflavin, magnesium, potassium and vitamins A, B, C, D, G and E.
Other names: wild endive, blow ball, lion’s teeth, goats beard, fairy clock and peasant’s cloak
Dandelion root is most often consumed as a tea, encapsulated or even cooked. Dandelion is an essential alkaline herb that everyone should have in their home apothecary!