20 Dandelion Facts

Health Benefits of Dandelion

Dandelion also known as Taraxacum Officinale has many good benefits and is generally considered safe in food and medicinal levels.

20 Dandelion Facts:

  1. Has many edible pieces and it grows very successfully (you couldn’t erase dandelion’s population)
  2. Rich source of vitamin A
  3. Rich in iron,fiber,phosphorus,magnesium, potassium, calcium,Vitamin C and zinc
  4. It is a great way to get B complex vitamins,organic sodium, and even vitamin D
  5. Dandelion also contains protein, more than spinach
  6. Used to treat depression,scurvy,anemia, blood disorders, and skin problems
  7. Dandelion helps against cancer, it slows the growth and prevent its spread. The leaves are quite rich in the phytonutrients and antioxidants that battle cancer
  8. Fights microbe and boosts immune function
  9. Calcium in high concentrations lower blood pressure and build strong bones
  10. Grows vigorously everywhere in the fields
  11. Highest source of vitamin-A among culinary herbs
  12. Has established a role in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease patients by limiting neuronal damage in the brain
  13. Dandelion is not only official but is used also in many patent medicines
  14. Because its not poisonous,you can eat quite big doses of its preparation. Its beneficial action is best obtained when combined with other agents
  15. It’s free food which grows everywhere
  16. It is rich in many vital vitamins including folic acid, riboflavin, pyridoxine , niacin, vitamin -E and vitamin -C that are essential for optimum health
  17. Dandelion leaves have more beta-carotene than carrots
  18. Dandelion plant is a powerful healer, used to purify the blood, settle digestion and prevent piles and gall stones, among other maladies
  19. The principle compounds in the herb have laxative and diuretic functions.
  20. Was prized for a variety of medicinal properties