Dandelion Remedies And Applications

yellow dandelion flower up close Because doing so isn't poisonous, Dandelion may be used liberally. All parts from the plant are edible: the roots, leaves and blooms. Dandelion supports a healthy urinary tract, kidneys and liver function. When harvesting dandelion plants, take care to select ones haven't been exposed to chemicals or toxins.

Known customarily as a hepatic herb, Dandelion facilitates healthy liver function. Dandelion is abundant in vitamin C and it is beneficial in the treatment and prevention of scurvy. Warts and skin eruptions can also be helped by the application of the herb. The milky white liquid that flows from the stem may be applied directly to spots on the skin as a treatment.


Dandelion is useful in the treatment of surplus fluid buildup in soft tissues. Unlike prescription diuretics, this herb provides the body nutrients and minerals as it helps your body release extra fluids, without using up your body's natural stores. Lung ailments that cause wasting of the body are cared for using Dandelion.

Dandelion is a bitter herb beneficial in treating acid stomach and heartburn attributed to weak muscle tone. It functions as a moderate laxative in habitual constipation. A decoction or extract of Dandelion used three to four times per day can ease an irritated stomach. It has a good effect in increasing the appetite and promoting digestive function.