We’ve all seen dandelions around us, in the park, in the backyard or even on the streets. But how many of you thought that this everyday flower has been known to have a healing cause for a long time. Dandelions can be used for many diseases and it can really help a person. It is helpful for pregnant women and women in menopause; it can also be used against allergies, low cholesterol, in case of detoxification of the liver as well as to stimulate bile production. Also, this flower can be used for medicine or any form of healing, from tea to food.
As we started listing all the ways dandelion can be used, we will not make it to the end. This miraculous flower can also be used for syrup that will help you relieve you cough, improve digestion and purify the blood. The leaves are used for more dieting purposes, like in a salad or with eggs or potatoes, because they are rich in vitamins. Another part that can be used is the stem, and it has the most medicinal use, for stomach issues, gallbladder function, regulating the metabolism and purifying the blood as well as treat diabetes.
If we got your attentions, and you want to start using dandelion it is most important to learn where and how to pick it. The best time to pick dandelion is in the start of April in spring when they are fresh, and remember to harvest the roots from places that are away from pollution.
Dandelion rood: For cancer fighting and other health benefits
There is nothing wrong if you want to turn your back to the medicine. Just open your eyes to the nature and you will find all the remedies you need. This is the same with dandelion, we can guarantee that you didn’t know half of the things we said before. And if you want to use this every helpful and medicinal flower, knowing its benefits will only help you use it better and treat whatever the need.
First thing first, you have to peel and cut the roots and let them dry on a fresh air for two weeks.They will be done when they feel crisp on touch. When they’re done, store the roots in a jar and put them away somewhere dark and cool.
Dandelion roots have immense remedial efficiency for kidneys, gallbladder, lymph and liver which means that they can be used to treat acne, rheumatism, constipation, hepatitis as well as cysts, tumors and cancers. The roots can be helpful especially to women in diseases and issues connected to breastfeeding.
In order to make this dandelion tea, you need to use its leaves, but before using them they have to be dried, chopped, minced and then mixed together. After you made the dry mixture, you will need half a teaspoon to make it into a tea. Juts add the mixture to a glass of warm water and you’ll have a delicious tea.
If you want to experiment with this tea, you can mix 60 grams of the mixture with 30 grams of dried dandelion roots and add it to 2.5 ounces of water with a little salt. Leave this mixture to boil and simmer for 20 minutes, then strain the liquid and take up to three glasses of it a day.
In order to make this syrup, you will need a pot with 3 liters of water in it. Then you’ll need to add 400 yellow dandelion flowers, 4 sliced oranges and 4 sliced lemons. When you mixed all together, just put the pot away for 24 hours. After the time has passed, you can add 2 cups of sugar, and cook it for about 30 minutes.
When the mixture starts looking like a syrup, you need to turn off the heat and store it into uncontaminated jars. You can use the dandelion syrup for regular coughs and colds or even bronchitis.