Dandelion is a powerful natural remedy and medicinal herb when you learn how to use dandelions! Yep, all those yellow flowers and fluffy seed balls you blow are good for much more than flower headbands and wishes!
You can eat and nourish your body with the leaves, roots, and tops of untreated dandelion plants.
Dandelions are full of so much good stuff including bioflavonoids, biotin, calcium, choline, folic acid, inositol, iron, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, sulfur, zinc, and vitamins B, C, and E!
So stop spraying or spreading herbicides to eliminate these natural lawn jewels, and dig one up for tea!
Dandelion Medicinal Uses
Dandelions are super healthy and help your body in so many ways, including:
- Cleansing the blood.
- Cleansing the Liver.
- Increasing the production of Bile!
- As a diuretic!
- Lowers Serum Cholesterol
- Reduces Uric Acid!
- Improves Kidney Function
- Strengthens the spleen, pancreas, and stomach.
Dandelion is a powerful natural remedy for:
Dandelions are great for gentle cleansing of the body and helping to treat diseases. Dandelion is good for cirrhosis of the liver, eliminating fluid retention, and hepatitis, and treating jaundice, and arthritis. It may also help prevent age spots and some types of breast cancer.
How To Use Dandelion Medicinal Herb
One of the best ways, and easiest ways, to use dandelion is to make dandelion herbal tea! In fact, roasted dandelion roots have a coffee-like aroma and are used in coffee substitutes.
If you arent the herbal tea type, you can also take dandelion in capsule form, tincture, and extract forms. You can also make dandelion jelly! I’ve never tried it, but it’s a pretty popular thing these days!
How To Grow Dandelion for Natural Remedies
You don’t have to try hard to grow dandelions! Most of us can just stop using chemicals on our lawns and we will naturally start growing dandelions… And you don’t want to use dandelions that have any chemicals or herbicides on them.
The best way to grow dandelions (in my opinion) is in a raised garden bed. You can get dandelion seeds almost anywhere, or buy them on Amazon!
Make sure to pick dandelions before they go to seed to prevent them from spreading all over your yard.