Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, anti-tumor, cholagogue, stomatal, diuretic, depurative, digestive, detoxifying…
Start by putting two teaspoons of dry Dandelion, for a few minutes, in a little cold water, in a cup. Then add water heated to 90°C (when the water starts to boil) and cover for 10 minutes. Once cooled, it is ready to be consumed (see here how to make an infusion).
- fights skin diseases and rashes,
- liver detoxification,
- stimulates the flow of bile,
- stimulating lymph glands,
- prevents kidney stones,
- poor digestion,
- strengthens tooth enamel,
- varicose veins…
Pregnant women, children under two years of age, and people with hiatal hernia and esophagitis should consume this herb in moderation. Each body is different, so it is important to be aware of any incompatibility, total or momentary, generated by its ingestion.