Dandelion: Your medicinal powerhouse go-to herb for spring cleansing.

Dandelion is a common weed flower that is usually considered somewhat of a nuisance by fastidious lawn keepers. It can grow wild anywhere. But this weed with it’s cute little yellow flowers packs a punch medicinally.

It has been used as a healing and preventative herb for centuries. And currently it’s one of the top herbs being researched by western medical science. Thus far, that scientific scrutiny has confirmed the medicinal value of dandelion, known for centuries by herbalists and ancient Asian medical practices.

The dandelion greens are commonly used as natural diuretics that boost renal (kidney) health. For the liver, you need the dandelion root as root extracts, teas or tinctures.

Don’t bother pulling those dandelion weeds for your teas if you’re in a heavily polluted area or chemicals are used on the grounds. It’s better to deal with commercially sold organic or wild harvested dandelion or supplements containing the extracts.

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