In modern life, dandelions are usually treated as a nuisance plant, which is filled and poisoned suburban lawns. For those who know, however, the dandelion is rich in medicinal properties . It detoxifies the liver It relieves allergies, lowers cholesterol, stimulates the production of bile, and is a diuretic. It contains more carotene than carrots, along with other vitamins and minerals, and can be very useful for pregnant and postmenopausal women.
The best time to collect dandelion is in early April. Look away from contaminated areas, out of town and out of busy roads. Because the whole plant has medicinal properties, use a knife to dig the root along with the top. Dandelion leaves are good in salads, and can be mixed in eggs and potatoes. The leaves are higher in vitamins than spinach or tomatoes.
stem of the plant purifies the blood, cure stomach problems, regulates metabolism and stimulates the gallbladder. It is also considered a cure for diabetes. Milk stage can be used to remove warts.
flowers can be used to prepare the dandelion syrup, sometimes called honey dandelion. This purifies the blood and strengthens and improves digestion. Here’s the recipe:
Choose 400 dandelion flowers, and pour 3 liters of cold water over them. Cut 4 lemons and 4 oranges, and add to the mixture. Leave it on for 24 hours, then strained through cheesecloth. Transfer the remaining liquid into a pot, add 2 cups of sugar, and cook for an hour and 30 minutes, stirring frequently.
When the mixture boils and thickens, reduce heat. Pour the hot syrup into pre-heated, sterilized jars. You can use the syrup to treat coughs, colds and bronchitis. It is safe for children.
dandelion root has been recognized for its medicinal properties for centuries. Now scientific research has shown that this result may even be useful in treating cancer. To prepare the root and save it for future use, peel and cut into small sections. Dry them by spreading on a suitable surface in a cool, dry place with good air flow. Let dry for 13 or 14 days. Test them to see if they are fragile to the touch; If so, they are dry enough. Store them in a jar. They can be kept in a dry, dark place for up to one year.
Dandelion root purifies the kidneys, gallbladder, liver and lymph system. Therefore, it is useful in the prevention and treatment of many health problems gallstones to arthritis, rheumatism constipation, hepatitis, acne and edema. It prevents and treats issues like breast cancer, cysts, tumors and problems with breastfeeding.
The dandelion leaves can be used to make dandelion tea. Collect plants and air dry. Boil the dried leaves and sweeten the tea with honey if desired. Always use a piece of wood or plastic, not metal spoon. Store the dried leaves in a jar for use in progress.
dandelion tea also can be made by mixing 60 grams of fresh leaves and 30 grams of dandelion root dried. Put them in a pan with 2.5 ounces of water and a pinch of salt. Bring the mixture to a boil, cover the pan and simmer for 20 minutes. Strain the mixture and drink three cups of tea every day.