Dandelion Root

From our list of ailments, see what Dandelion can be used for:

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  • Cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Gallbladder
  • Indigestion
  • Kidney Stones
  • Liver
  • Menstruation
  • Nausea
  • Pms
  • Skin Issues
  • Water Retention

Natural Remedies using Dandelion


Dosages (Yellow Toadflax) – 1.5 g herb/cup (HHB); 1-2 tsp (1.3-2.6 g) in herb infusion (MAD); 1-2 tsp drug/2-4 cups water, steep 18 minutes, drink throughout the day (PH2); externally as poultice (PH2).

Cirrhosis of the Liver, Gallbladder, Indigestion, Kidney Stones, Liver, Menstruation, Nausea, Pms, Skin Issues, Water Retention

The Benefit of using Dandelion as a natural cure

By 1980 investigators suspected a link between serotonin and eating disorders. This suspicion was confirmed with the discovery that the Serotonin reuptake inhibitor fluoxetine (Prozac) sometimes produced a side effect of weight loss. Later studies showed that Serotonin-enhancing drugs helped overeaters reduce snacking and lose weight; now the SSRis are being increasingly prescribed to suppress appetite in people who want to lose weight.

For example, amyloid beta protein, which strangles brain cells in Alzheimer’s disease, releases large numbers of free radicals that injure brain cells, according to research by Ashley I. Bush, M.D., Ph.D., a neu-rology researcher at Harvard Medical School. In an experiment with brain cells from rats, Allan Butterfield, Ph.D., a professor of chemistry at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, found that vitamin E prevented the formation of free radicals in brain cells and protected them from the toxic effects of amyloid beta protein. The benefits of vitamin E were demonstrated by Mary Sano, Ph.D., of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, in a study of 342 patients with advanced Alzheimer’s disease. Some of the patients received 2,000 IU of vitamin E

is considered the house of the emotions. When emotions run high, a person feels constrained or internalized, which creates a physical burden on the liver. Blue vervain is also helpful for head-aches and neck pain caused by extreme tension. Eases hot flashes and PMS Blue vervain has been used for centuries as an excellent women’s herb. ose su?ering from hot flashes will benefit from its cooling astringent properties. It can help balance progesterone levels, which typically drive PMS-C (premenstrual syndrome cravings disorder).

Cirrhosis of the Liver
Kidney Stones
Skin Issues
Water Retention

Do not exceed recommended dose. Alcoholic extracts contraindicated in pregnancy (AHP). “Hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (PH2). Commission E reports for oral use of leaf, contraindications: pregnancy (EO/alcoholic extracts); adverse effects: prolonged use of EO/alcoholic extracts may produce epileptiform cramps. Other sources report leaf, as herbal tea, should not be used for prolonged period (AEH). “Contraindicated in pregnancy. May interfere with anticonvulsant and hypoglycemic therapies; may potentiate or synergize other sedatives.

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