This herb has been forgotten, but is very healthy – you only need to pick clean area, away from streets and pollution.
Although our grandmothers prepared syrups knowing that dandelion contains many medicinal substances, what certainly did not know that dandelion root may help cancer patients.
Dandelion is known for its health benefits. It is very nourishing herb rich in vitamins A, B, C, minerals (particularly potassium, sodium and magnesium) and organic acids. Spring salad of dandelion is done with quite fresh leaves that are harvested before flowering of the plant and outside the settlements.
In folk medicine, dandelion is applied to strengthen the body. From it you can make tea, syrup or wine.
The root of the dandelion has a complex chemical composition. Milky juice dandelion contains: heterosides, carbohydrates, minerals and other beneficial ingredients, often used to treat gall bladder stones, kidney stones, atherosclerosis and other diseases.