Dandelions have health benefits, and are more than just a weed.
Studies confirm that dandelions have the following benefits:
- act as a tonic to purify the blood
- improve gastrointestinal health
- juice can be used to treat colds and congestion
Dandelions are rich in essential vitamins and minerals:
2. vitamin A
High Blood Pressure
One of the most beneficial uses for dandelion is in the treatment of high blood pressure.
Great Dandelion Greens Recipe
My friend Rita wrote: “Every spring we would have the Dandelion greens with Olive oil, lemon juice and garlic, they were awesome and fresh Italian bread!”
Diuretic, Potassium, Healthy Heart, Liver Cleanse
Also, dandelion acts as a diuretic and its potassium aids in maintaining a healthy heart. Dandelions have been used for cramps and muscle spasms. Dandelion Root is well-known by anyone doing a Liver Cleanse.
Laxative, Constipation, Indigestion
If you need a mild laxative, the dandelion will prove beneficial in this regard. It will also improve your appetite, relieve constipation, and aid in indigestion.
Ways to eat Dandelion: Dandelion Root capsules, Dandelion Leaves in Salad, Dandelion Fresh Juiced, Dandelion Leaves Steamed (like Greens)
Dandelions are healthy and not harmful in any way. It is reported that everyone can benefit from eating dandelions on a regular basis or drinking its juices, as well.
See Also —–> Dandelion Root Liver Cleanse
I really love the look of dandelions, and if you steam Dandelion leaves, they can be a little bitter, but add some lemon to them, and some Himalayan sea salt, and you will have some amazing greens to provide health benefits. My mother used to regularly pick dandelion greens and steam them for dinner. Save your dandelions! You can also use them for juicing. The dandelion – roots and leaves and juiced and steamed – has unbelievable health benefits. Dandelions are definitely more than just “weeds” and should be given respect – they are beneficial to our health in countless ways.
Summarizing some of the benefits of dandelions:
- Aids in weight loss
- Cleanses the skin
- Improves bowel function
- Prevents anemia
- Controls diabetes
- Lowers cholesterol
- Reduces acid indigestion
presented by Diana Walker, Cravings Coach
CEO, Diana’s Healthy Lifestyles