Botanically belonging to the family of asteraceae, dandelion is a recognized herb of earlier centuries. Having herbal properties in almost all the parts of plant including the roots, the leaves and flower tops, this plant can enliven our life all through.  The other most common names of this plant are lady leaf, Irish daisy, priest’s crown, monk’s head, lion’s tooth and blowball.

The Dandelion Root – Fleshy, dark brown, stout and externally fusiform, the dandelion roots have white pulp inside. The dandelion roots dug generally when the plant turns into second year of life and they are also harvested for various medicinal purposes.

Nutrition facts - The dandelion plant is a rich source of vitamin A, B, C and D. It is repository of complex vitamin B. Also it contains potassium, fiber, magnesium, iron, calcium, phosphorus and zinc. Dandelion also contains a good amount of protein and organic sodium. The herb is very useful in detoxification of waste and harmful toxins from the body owing to vitamin C content. It has been a pronounced herb from thousands of years to treat various health conditions such as skin problems, blood disorders, depression, scurvy and anemia. Dandelion is rich in Iron having high content of iron owing to 1.7 grams of iron in one cup which is next to fresh parsley.

Health benefits of Dandelion :- 

  • Boost Immune system – The studies proclaim that dandelion is ideal for boosting immunity in body. It fights with fungi and microbes present in body.
  • Anti-inflammatory – The phyto nutrients present in dandelion herb help in reducing inflammation. It consists of essential fatty acids and thus helps in relieving body from pain and swelling.
  • Improves health of gall bladder – Dandelion is also an ideal herb to maintain health of Gall bladder by increasing bile juice production and reducing inflammation in body.
  • Reduces cholesterol and maintains blood pressure – The dandelion plant is ideal in maintaining appropriate cholesterol in body. Its diuretic properties help in reducing high blood pressure. Blood pressure is also regulated with the fiber and potassium content.
  • Helps treat diabetes – Dandelion helps in regulating blood sugar levels and insulin levels in body that help in treating diabetes.
  • Anti-cancerous – Dandelion is a super food to find cancerous agents in body. It helps preventing growth of cancerous agents and its antioxidants and phytonutrients combats cancer.
  • Overall health - By maintaining a good electrolyte balance and removing harmful toxins from a body, the dandelion plant hydrates body. This improves the health of liver. Also being diuretic in nature, it clears out all the waste from kidneys, extra salt and excess of water from body. This also prevents microbial growth in urinary tracts. By stimulating appetite ant balancing good and bad bacteria in intestines, it also aids in improved digestion.
  • Antioxidants – The dandelion plant is a rich source of vitamin C that makes it fight free radicals and make body free of harmful toxins. The free radicals and toxins damages body’s DNA. The antioxidants help in slowing aging process of a body.
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