Although it is considered a weed, the dandelion root has a long reputation of being used as a therapeutic remedy, as it is highly beneficial in the case of cholesterol, allergies, production of bile, and detoxification. Dandelion has a diuretic property which is why it is also recommended to pregnant and menopausal women.
Dandelion is usually harvested in the spring, so make sure you pick it somewhere at the beginning of April from places that aren’t polluted.
The most amazing part about dandelions is that all parts of it have medicinal properties as they’re packed with minerals and vitamins, and make a great addition to salads with potatoes and eggs.
They contain potent properties which relieve stomach issue, stimulate gallbladder function, regulate the overall metabolism and detoxify the blood.
The stem can be used to treat diabetes, while the milk from the stem can be used to eliminate warts, by preparing homemade dandelion syrup which purifies the blood, improves digestion and relieves a cough.
Pick or buy 400 yellow dandelion flowers, and pour 3 liters of water over them. Cut 4 oranges and 4 lemons into slices and add them to the mixture and let it sit for 24 hours.
Once the time has passed, strain the mixture and pour the liquid in a pot. Add 2 cups of sugar and cook it all together for about 30 minutes. Once the mixture reaches boiling point and becomes thick, remove it from heat and pour the syrup in sterilized jars. Use this syrup to treat cold, cough or bronchitis.
Dandelion root need to be dried for 2 weeks until they become brittle. Once they’re completely dry, put them in a jar and keep them in a dark cool place.
The dandelion roots can clean the kidneys, gallbladder, liver and lymph, which make them effective at treating constipation, acne, hepatitis, gallstones, rheumatism and edema.
How To Prepare Dandelion Tea
Start off by picking non-polluted dandelion leaves, then dry, chop and mince them well and store the mixture in a jar. Add half a teaspoon of this mixture in a glass of water and you’re good to go!
We highly recommend you to try this incredible dandelion tea no matter what health condition you may suffer from.