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 known for inducing the flow of bile from the liver. It is so effective that the first stages of cirrhosis of the liver are said to be alleviated by consistent use. Dandelion is also used as a poultice for breast cancer. European herbalists use it to treat diabetes and liver diseases; they 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. It has been used for calcium deficiencies and is a valuable survival food as it is considered a high nutrient food.
Dandelion Leaf (Taraxacum officinale)
- Primary Uses: Here are a few of the ailments Dandelion Leaf can provide relief for: • Acne/Skin Problems • Age Spots • Anemia • Arthritis • Asthma • Blood Purifier • Blood Pressure (High) • Gall Bladder • Hepatitis • Hypoglycemia • Jaundice • Kidney Infections • Liver Disorders