Dandelion (Teraxacum officinale)
Health Benefits of Dandelions
Problems with bones Dandelions are rich in calcium, which is essential for the growth and strength of bones, and they are rich in antioxidants like vitamin-C and Luteolin, which protect bones from age-related damage.
Liver Disorders(roots): Dandelions can help the liver in many ways; in maintaining the proper flow of bile, while also stimulating the liver and promoting digestion.
Diabetes: Dandelion juice can help diabetic patients by stimulating the production of insulin from the pancreas, thereby keeping the blood sugar level low.
Urinary Disorders/kidneys (leaves) : Dandelions are highly diuretic in nature, so they help eliminate deposits of toxic substances in the kidneys and the urinary tract.
Acne: Dandelion juice is a good detoxifier, diuretic, stimulant and antioxidant. These four properties make it a great treatment for acne
Dandelion tea can be made solely from the blossoms, the leaves, or the roots (roasted or not)—or, the entire plant.
No side effects are reported; dandelion is safe and nontoxic