Description. For many people, dandelions are simply a yard pest. However, dandelion leaves and roots are very rich in nutrients. They are very rich in vitamins, including A, C, D, and B-complex. They also have high levels of minerals like iron, magnesium, zinc potassium, manganese, copper, calcium, boron, and silicon. Traditionally, the roots and leaves of the plant are used as medicines for breast maladies, bloating, digestive disorders, aching joints, fevers, and skin disorders. The properties of dandelion root are antiviral, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, sedative, spasmolytic and antibacterial. Use. Dandelion can also be used as a gentle diuretic and can decrease serum cholesterol in some people. The root can be an appetite stimulant and it can reduce some digestive disorders. Today, many herbal doctors use dandelion to purify the liver and gallbladder of toxins. Research indicates that dandelions are of value for pneumonia, bronchitis, and other respiratory disorders. Dandelion root can improve general health, and is beneficial to the kidneys, pancreas, spleen, stomach, and other organs. Dandelion is also recommended for tinnitus, tonsillitis, osteoporosis, abscesses, anemia, boils, mammary tumors, cirrhosis, water retention, hepatitis, jaundice, rheumatism, and warts. Root decoction can be used topically for different skin illnesses such as acne, boils, dermatitis.
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