Dandelion Leaf

Taraxacum officinale
Dandelion Leaf

Origin: India

Taraxacum officinalis

Dandelion leaves are packed with health benefiting flavonoids and are a rich source of nutrition.  Traditionally known as an effective treatment for liver disease.  Dandelion leaf tea has a mellow, herbal flavourDandelion Leaf Tea is used:-  Good source of dietary fibre-  To treat digestive disorders-  As a mild laxative to relieve constipation-  To increase the flow of bile, aiding the digestion of fats-  A liver tonic and treatment-  Rich in Vitamin A and C, plus serveral trace minerals


Actions: Alterative, Antirheumatic, Aperient, Bitter, Cholagogue, Diuretic, Hepatic, Laxative, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic.

Usages: Internally- For water retention, inflammation, kidney and liver complaints including jaundice. Stimulates appetite and aids digestion. Also used for rheumatism, arthritis, laminitis and is a mild laxative.  Externally- The pressed juice from stalks or leaves can be an effective cure for wartts. An extremely effective diuretic herb that has the benefit of replacing lost potassium. Dandelion is one of the most useful of native British medicinal herbs as all parts of the plant are effective and safe to use.