Botanical name: Taraxacum officinale
Native to: Europe, Asia and North America
Actions: Restorative diuretic, which gently supports the digestive system. It is a bitter with a detoxifying effect assisting the liver and gallbladder, as well as aiding skin problems. It improves the clearing of any toxic products, including inflammation, toxicity, as well as dietary and environmental factors.
Description: Dandelion leaves have powerful diuretic properties, which may help with conditions involving fluid retention, such as reducing high blood pressure. Due to its high potassium content, the diuretic properties are unlikely to lead to potassium deficiency, which can be a serious side-effect of other diuretic treatments. Additionally, its leaves have a high calcium, zinc, and vitamins A, B, C and D content.
It is best known for its diuretic and detoxifying qualities, which can aid the body ridding itself of any toxic agent, may it be due to a toxin, an inflammation, or even dietary or environmental factors. It gently stimulates the liver and gallbladder assisting the removal of waste products.
Similar to a prebiotic, dandelion can support healthy gut flora and supports a healthy digestive tract. It has even been known to aid the stabilization blood sugar levels.
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