Dandelion Root for health, yes! That pesky weed in your yard!
Dandelion root grows into that bright yellow weed in yards and a real pain in the butt to deal with when you are trying to make your lawn nice however this annoying weed has so many good medicinal properties that you will quickly forget its bad rap. Dandelion has
as well as iron, potassium, and zinc. The leaves are used in salads, sandwiches, and teas. The flowers are used to make certain wines.
Benefits of dandelion include appetite stimulant, digestion stimulation, stabilization of blood sugar levels, & protecting the liver. Dandelions are a powerful diuretic and are used to cleanse and treat high blood pressure by reducing the body of excess fluids. This detoxifying herb is a good liver cleanser. Traditionally, the root was a spring tonic. It works directly on the liver to clean up toxins accumulated there over the winter.
It helps treat eczema, kidney disease, swelling, skin problems, heartburn, upset stomach, fevers, boils, diabetes, and diarrhea.Dandelion herbs and roots are available fresh or dried, you can find it in tinctures, liquid extract, teas, tablets, and capsules. Dandelion can be found alone or in combination dietary supplements.You can get this herb at the super market to put in salads; you can grow it in your yard and use all of its parts. If you do you might want to give the neighbors a heads up that you are growing this weed!
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