Health Benefits of Dandelions
Benefits of Dandelion Root
Our friend the dandelion, or ‘Taraxacum’, often mistaken for a useless common weed, is actually full of health benefits. Dandelion is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin B-Complex, Iron, Zinc, Potassium, Calcium, and Detoxifiers.
It’s also a natural, mild diuretic, and frequent urination is a great way to flush out your vital organs, keeping you cleansed. It stimulates bile flow and improves digestion. Dandelion is used commonly in medicine, for good reason.
Dandelion Root Tea
The best thing you can do right now to embrace the benefits of dandelion is to start drinking dandelion tea regularly to help return and maintain healthy liver function. The liver is in charge of a lot of processes in your body’s daily functioning, including processing the daily toxins your body absorbs.
Remedies for Acne
Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis
The purifying actions dandelions take on our bloodstream cleanses from the inside out, thus helping skin infections. Keeping your liver clean helps your body get rid of toxins that would (with an overburdened liver) excrete through the skin instead of the digestive system, which is where the skin problems come from.
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Dandelion is very high in antioxidants, such as Vitamin C and Luteolin.
Good amounts of iron, vitamins, and protein in dandelion help with this.
The body contains 4% of fat in urine, and dandelion naturally promotes urination, causing us to rid our bodies of that fat often.
Dandelion cleanses deposits of toxic substances in our kidneys and urinary system.
High Blood Pressure
A great way to lower high blood pressure is urination, which dandelion can promote, in quantity and frequency. The fiber in dandelion also helps reduce blood pressure, and the potassium of dandelion juice replaces sodium.
When used as a tea, it works as a natural (and mild) laxative, keeping you regular and putting a stop to constipation and flatulence.
Dandelion also helps with High Cholesterol, Arthritis, Gout, Rheumatism, and Osteoarthritis.
Dandelion lowers blood sugar levels in the body.
Dandelions are rich in calcium.
Treatment for Depression
Depression, PMS and Menopause
Dandelion leaves are known to help with the bloating that accompanies PMS and Menopause, while increasing energy and reducing the risk of food cravings. We also tend to retain fluids during these times, which dandelion definitely helps with.
Not to mention, it’s a natural mood enhancer because of the amount of Vitamin B-Complex.
Additionally, dandelion helps with treating age spots, fatigue, bronchitis, infections, corns, cramps, indigestion, pancreas, ulcers, warts, blisters and jaundice.
Natural Remedies for Cats
Not only do dandelions provide all of these health benefits for us humans, but they also improve the health of your pet cat.