Dandelion root tea is slowly getting the attention of health enthusiasts the world over. The common dandelion is an exceptionally nutritious food. While many consider the dandelion to be an aesthetic nuisance to a well-balanced garden its defenders swear to the efficacy of its health benefits.
Dandelion leaves and roots contain substantial levels of vitamins A C D and B complex as well as iron magnesium zinc potassium manganese copper choline calcium boron and silicon. These elements are transferred to dandelion tea when the leaves and roots are infused in hot water.
The medicinal actions of dandelion tea seem to target the digestive and eliminative systems of the body. The dandelion leaf for example is an agent for stimulating the release of bile from the liver into the gallbladder hence aiding in the digestion of fat. The following are Dandelion Tea’s more well-known health benefits:
- Dandelion Tea is an agent for keeping optimum liver kidney and gallbladder functions.
- Dandelion Tea enhances detoxification by stimulating urination as well as replacing the potassium lost to the increased volume of urine.
- Dandelion Tea is used to help in the health maintenance of those suffering from Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes.
- Dandelion Tea can be used for treatment of such liver disorders as hepatitis and jaundice.
- Dandelion Tea can be used for purifying the blood and cleansing the system.
- Dandelion Tea can help in relieving digestive disorders such as constipation and diarrhoea.
- Dandelion Tea has properties that can help cleanse and improve the skin.