Diuretic used to support a healthy heart, diabetes, kidney stones, gallbladder, liver conditions, and much more.
The root of dandelion has properties that make it useful for variety of complaints. Dandelion is diuretic and provides potassium at the same time. It is thus an ideal remedy for fluid retention, heart problems and PMS, since it will help maintain proper chemical balance while allowing elimination of excess water and waste products from the body. Dandelion can also be used preventively in the tendency to form kidney stones or gravel.
Dandelion root is known as a liver tonic and cholagogue, and it has been used traditionally for liver congestion or digestive sluggishness or in the jaundice that lingers after hepatitis. Dandelion may be used supportively in diabetes, because of its action on the liver. It is one of the herbs that can be used, too, in therapies for chronic skin problems, such as psoriasis or eczema. Dandelion also has a history of use in gallstones or chronic gallbladder inflammations since the root stimulates the flow of bile. In addition, dandelion root is mildly laxative, and it can be helpful in chronic constipation, especially of the aged, where it works gently but dependably. Dandelion has no known toxicity and can be safely depended on in tea or tincture form.
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