Dandelion Root (Taraxacum)
Dandelion has been referred to by many as a general liver cleanser, blood purifier and diuretic. It has also been used to promote digestion, lymphatic cleansing and improve the quality of sleep when taken regularly over time.
Dandelion root is a rich provider of vitamins, minerals, trace minerals and amino acids; The roots in particular are rich in iron, manganese, protein and carotenes and they also contain calcium, magnesium, potassium, riboflavin and zinc.
As mentioned above, the root is known to tone, nourish and strengthen the liver; This can be very significant in terms of health since the liver has such a fundamental role in the overall functioning of the body. Since the liver has more than 500 functions, it is difficult to feel healthy and vital if the liver is stressed.
Overall, the dandelion plant promotes strong digestion and strengthens the functioning of the stomach, bowels, liver and kidneys. It is also antibacterial, antifungal and can encourage deep sleep.
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