Benefits of Dandelion

April 19, 2014

Dandelion most widespread plant on the Earth

Except that stimulates the kidneys, liver and stomach, dandelion lowers cholesterol, cures ulcers, eczema and skin diseases.

Dandelion is a very widespread plant and is a treasure trove of vitamins and minerals. It grows in meadows, pastures, meadows, hills, gardens …Blooms in the spring when our body needs most of the vitamins.

Dandelion is full with potassium, essential oils, inulin and various other substances necessary for normal functioning of the body …

The leaves of this precious plant contain 16-18 percent of vitamin C and about three percent iron, more than spinach.

All parts are medicinal – flowers ,leaves and roots. The flowers are harvested from April to May, the leaves before dandelions begin to bloom, and the root is taken in early spring or early fall.The leaves and roots are dried in a cool, airy place or in the oven at a temperature of 40 degrees Celsius or 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

Although until recently was used primarily as a diuretic, it is proved that the dandelion has other healing properties. Except that stimulates the kidneys, liver and stomachpurifies blood, lowers cholesterol levels, heal ulcers, eczema and skin diseases.

From young leaves of dandelion salad is made that purifies the blood, promotes urination and relieves pain in diseases of the liver and gall bladder, and tea made from young leaves helps with urinary tract infections.


The root of the dandelion purifies and strengthens the body, improves sweating, cleanses the lining of the respiratory system and regain strength.In addition, it is used for the treatment of skin diseases, allergies, ulcers, and ischemia, the lowering of blood cholesterol levels, and regulation of the menstrual cycle.From a dandelion flower syrup is made which cures colds, bronchitis, inflammation of the gums …

Dandelion Juice.

Most effective is freshly squeezed juice of dandelion, which is recommended to relieve stomach problems and treatment of hemorrhoids.

Grind the leaves and roots of just fresh dandelion and squeeze the juice. In a glass of milk, pour two tablespoons of juice, sweeten with honey and drink for twenty days, in the morning on an empty stomach.

Dandelion Syrup.

Dandelion syrup is made quickly and easily, and is used to strengthen the body, cleansing the blood vessels and regulate digestion.

In four pints of water boil two cups of flowers, strain, add a 2.20 pounds of honey and the juice of two lemons, and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until you get syrup.

Pour it into a bottle and close it. Take one tablespoon two to three times per day.

Dandelion Tea.

This tea relieves pain when urinating and accelerates removal of excess water from the body.

Mix a teaspoon of dried dandelion leaves, teaspoon of dandelion flowers and teaspoon of finely chopped dandelion root, place in a bowl, pour one cup of boiling water, cover and let sit.

After 20 minutes, strain tea and sweeten it with a teaspoon of honey.Drink it daily, two to three cups of tea.

Dandelion salad.

Wash and drain the dandelion leaves . Mix olive oil with apple vinegar and young onions. Add salt and pepper. Mix it well and let it stand for half an hour. You can combine this with every vegetable you like or preffer.

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