Health Benefits of Dandelion flower

Dandelion flower

The flowers are used to treat a backache, depression, headache, menstrual cramps, and night blindness. Dandelion is a blood purifier which aids in the process of filtering and straining wastes from the bloodstream. It is useful in treating obstructions in the gallbladder, liver, pancreas, and spleen.
Dandelion flowers are anodyne, cardiotonic, emollient, hepatic, and vulnerary.

Vitamins And Minerals

Dandelion is considered as one of the five most nutritious vegetables on Earth. The leaves and root are cold, bitter, and sweet with a slightly salty characteristic.

  • The leaves contain beta-carotene, vitamin B1, B2, choline, inositol, folic acid, C, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, taraxacin, bitter glycosides, and terpenoids.
  • Dandelion root contains calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, choline, flavonoids (lutein, luteolin flavoxanthin, violaxanthin), pectin, inulin, taraxacin, taraxacerin, triterpenes (taraxol, taraxerol, taraxasterol, amyrin), coumestrol, levulin, mucilage, tannin, essential oil, asparagin, lactupicrine, phenolic acids (quinic acid, chlorogenic acid), caffeic acid, gallic acid, and fatty acids (myristic, palmitic, stearic, lauric).

Medicinal Benefits Of Dandelion

All parts of the dandelion are used medicinally.

  • Dandelion roots are anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, cholagogue, choleretic, deobstruent, discutient, hepatic, hypnotic, purgative, and sedative.
  • Dandelion leaves are antacid, antioxidant, febrifuge, hypotensive, restorative, and vulnerary.
  • Dandelion leaves and root are alterative, anodyne, antirheumatic root, aperient, astringent, bitter, decongestant, depurative, digestive, diuretic, galactagogue, immune stimulant, laxative, lithotriptic, nutritive, stomachic, and can be used as a tonic.
  • Dandelion flowers are anodyne, cardiotonic, emollient, hepatic, and vulnerary.

Dandelion have low toxicity and are likely safe for most people, especially when consumed as a food in its whole form

However, keep in mind that research is still very limited and its use is not 100% risk-free.

Dandelion can cause allergic reactions, particularly in people with allergies to related plants like ragweed. Contact dermatitis can also occur in people with sensitive skin

Dandelion may interact unfavorably with some medications, especially certain diuretics and antibiotics

If you’re taking any prescription medications, always consult your healthcare provider prior to taking dandelion.

  Dandelion bottle  
60 capsules
Suggested dosage:
two capsules three times a day. (While on your period)
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