Dandelion leaf is loaded with beneficial antioxidants that produce a range of positive effects for human health, including protection for the cardiovascular system. As a diuretic dandelion increases urination, which in turn has a beneficial effect on our blood pressure. The fibre and potassium in dandelion also regulate blood pressure.
Dandelion leaf is used for:
- Normal bile production supports efficient digestion which utilizes nutrients and purges toxins.
- Encourages fat metabolism which is an excellent forward to achieving normal lipid levels.
- Helps to purify the blood.
- Promotes normal blood sugar levels.
Dandelion is a very rich source of beta-carotene which we convert into vitamin A. This flowering plant is also rich in vitamin C, fibre, potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus. It is a good place to get B complex vitamins, trace minerals, organic sodium, and even vitamin D.
Dandelion acts against cancer to slow its growth and prevent its spread. The leaves are especially rich in the antioxidants and phytonutrients that combat cancer.