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Dandelion Leaf
Dandelion Leaf (Taraxacum officinale) aka - Lion’s Tooth, Priest’s Crown, Puffball

Dandelion as a potassium-rich herb, is a superior natural diuretic that can help support the system’s vital potassium levels. It is an ideally balanced diuretic that can be used safely when such an action is needed.It has been used in conditions where there is water retention due to heart problems. Dandelion is also known for inducing the flow of bile from the liver. It is so effective that the first stages of cirrhosis of the liver have been alleviated with consistent use. It works to increase bile production in the liver, which in turn increases the flow to the gallbladder, as well as contracting and releasing stored bile in the gallbladder. Dandelion has also been used as a poultice for breast cancer. It is a wonderful herb for building the blood and helping with anemia; it promotes circulation, strengthens the arteries, restores gastric juices after severe vomiting, and reduces cholesterol levels. Herbalists regard Dandelion as one of the best herbs for building up the blood and for helping with anemia. Dandelion greens contain 7,000 units of Vitamin A per ounce. Because it is such a high nutrient food, it has been used for calcium deficiencies and is a valuable survival food.

Primary uses: Here are just a few of the maladies Dandelion Leaf may provide relief from:

• Arthritis
• Anemia/Fatigue
• Asthma
• Blood Purifier
• Breast Cancer
• High Blood Pressure
• Eczema/Skin Issues
• Gallbladder Problems
• Cirrhosis/Liver Disorders
• Hypoglycemia
• Kidney Infections

Dandelion Leaf

  • Properties: Alterative, Antacid, Blood Purifier, Cholagogue, Diuretic, Hepatic, Lithotriptic, Purgative (mild), Stomachic Primary nutrients: Magnesium, manganese, nutritive salts, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, Vitamins A, B-complex, and C, zinc
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