Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale)
Dandelions, or Taraxacum officinale, Traditional uses include anything from improving digestion to treating the liver.
This plant contains potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron, and choline, as well as vitamins and antioxidants including silymarin, silibinin, curcumin, berberine, and resveratrol.
You can help prevent tooth decay, muscular stress, and high blood pressure caused by calcium deficiency by drinking dandelion tea. Dandelion is also a good source of Vitamin K, which helps to avoid deficiency, aids with menstrual bleeding due to its blood-clotting properties, and reduces the incidence of prostate, colon, stomach, nasal, and oral cancers as a natural cancer treatment.
Dandelion tea and juice aid diabetic patients by boosting pancreatic insulin synthesis and lowering blood sugar levels. Dandelion tea aids in the natural treatment of diabetes by assisting in the removal of excess sugar from the body — and as a diuretic, it also aids in the treatment of bacterial infections in the digestive system and reproductive organs.
Because the sap from a dandelion stem is very alkaline and has germicidal, insecticidal, and fungicidal characteristics, it can be used to treat eczema, ringworm, psoriasis, and other skin problems.
With only a mug of dandelion tea, you may combat premature aging, respiratory infections, and visual impairment, especially for pregnant women during the third trimester, with just one cup of dandelion leaves.
Before adding a new herbal remedy or supplement to your daily routine, you should consult with a medical doctor.
Hot Brew Instructions
Boil 250ml of water. Reduce to low and simmer 1-2 tsp of herb for 5-7 minutes. Strain. Enjoy!
Cold Brew Instructions
Put 1-2 tsp of the herb in a glass jar with 250 ml of filtered water. Put the lid on and shake. Put the jar in the refrigerator for at least 12-14 hours. Strain. Enjoy your cold brew tea.