Thursday, February 28, 2013

Delicious Dandelions!

 Did you know Dandelion's were used for more then just beauty and pollen for the bees?
 Dandelion is used for loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstonesjoint pain, muscle aches, eczema, and bruises. Dandelion is also used to increase urine production and as a laxative to increase bowel movements. It is also used as skintoner, blood tonic, and digestive tonic.

Some people use dandelion to treat infection, especially viral infections, and cancer.

In foods, dandelion is used as salad greens, and in soups, wine, and teas. The roasted root is used as a coffee substitute.

How does it work?

Dandelion contains chemicals that may increase urine production and decrease swelling (inflammation).
Grab youtself a cup of Dandelion tea, its a simple way to enhance your diet, support your insides and live healthy! Check Whole Foods or your local health market for both loose leaf or pre bagged tea! 
Dandelion tea works great to purify the blood and cleanse the system.
Dandelion tea enhances detoxification, by stimulating urination and, in addition, by replacing the potassium lost in that process.
Dandelion tea is one of the most effective herbs for getting the bloat out and helping relieve water retention.
Dandelion tea has specific action in reducing inflammation, of the gall bladder and of the bile duct, and for rheumatism and arthritis
Dandelion tea improves the function of and maintains optimum liver, kidney, pancreas, spleen, stomach, and gall bladder functions
Dandelion tea helps in treating chronic hepatitis and jaundice disorders, and encourages healing of damaged tissues caused by alcohol liver disease
Dandelion tea contains antioxidants that help your body fight off toxic bacteria and viruses.

To healthy living!

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