Dandelion is a common garden weed but is touted as a valuable herbal remedy. It acts as a natural diuretic while also supplying potassium, a nutrient that is often lost through diuretic use.
The plant is rich in the antioxidants, vitamins A and C. The young leaves can be eaten fresh or used in herbal preparations.
How It May Benefit You...
As a supplemental diuretic, dandelion may help relieve symptoms associated with:
Discontinue using dandelion if you get allergic dermatitis, stomach upset, diarrhoea, flu like symptoms, or liver pain. If you are pregnant, have a heart condition, or inflamed stomach or colon use dandelion only with Professional consultation.
WARNING: Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.
Available in tinctures, prepared tea, capsules, and dried or fresh leaves or roots.