HERB INFOSHEET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DANDELION

Taraxacum officinale

 

HERB PROPERTIES

CHOLAGOGUS

CHOLERETIC

ALKALIZING

LAXATIVE

VENOTONIC

ASTRINGENT

DIURETIC

TONIC

SLIGHTLY APERIENT

IT IS A GENERAL STIMULANT, BUT ESPECIALLY TONIC TO THE URINARY SYSTEM. IT IS CONSIDERED BY HERBALISTS TO BE ANTIOXIDANT AND AN ANTI-CANCER AGENT.

 

HEALTH CONDITIONS SUPPORT

HEARTBURN

HEPATITIS

IMMUNE

BRONCHITIS

PNEUMONIA

MASTITIS (TOPICAL COMPRESS)

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

LIVER DYSFUNCTION

DETOXIFYING

GASTRITIS

DYSPEPSIA

DIURETIC

GALLBLADDER (ROOT AND LEAF)

GENERAL TONIC

CONSTIPATION

SKIN CONDITIONS- ACNE

ECZEMA

PSORIASIS

OSTEOARTHRITIS

GOUT

CHRONIC JOINT PAIN

ANTI INFLAMMATORY

MUSCLE SPASMS

CANDIDA

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

HELENIN

MANNITOL (SPRING SEASON)

TARAXACIN

TARAXACERIN, AN ACRID RESIN, WITH

INULIN (A SUGAR WHICH REPLACES STARCH IN MANY OF THE DANDELION FAMILY, COMPOSITAE)

B12

PARTS OF THE PLANT USED

FLOWERS

ROOTS

LEAVES

 

 

 

DOSAGE INFORMATION

DRIED LEAF INFUSION:

1 – 2 TEASPOONFULS, 3 TIMES DAILY. POUR HOT WATER ONTO DRIED LEAF AND STEEP FOR 5 – 10 MINUTES. DRINK AS DIRECTED.

DRIED ROOT DECOCTION:

1/2 – 2 TEASPOONFULS, 3 TIMES DAILY. PLACE ROOT INTO BOILING WATER FOR 5 – 10 MINUTES. STRAIN AND DRINK AS DIRECTED. ROOT: 

ROASTED AS COFFEE, SEASONING AND MEAT TENDERIZING

 

LEAF TINCTURE (1:5) IN 30% ALCOHOL:

100 – 150 DROPS, 3 TIMES DAILY.

STANDARDIZED POWDERED EXTRACT (4:1) LEAF: 500 MG, 1 – 3 TIMES DAILY.

ROOT TINCTURE (1:2) FRESH ROOT IN 45% ALCOHOL: 100 – 150 DROPS, 3 TIMES DAILY.

 

According to the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia, the recommended doses to use dandelion therapeutically are as follows: (2)

2 – 8 g of fresh roots daily

Fresh or dried leaves 4 – 10 g daily

Dried dandelion powder pills 250 – 1,000 mg daily

Dandelion tincture 2 – 5 ml 3 times a day

Dandelion fluid extract 1 – 2 teaspoons every day

 

FORMS FOR USE

TEA (INFUSION)

SALAD

TINCTURE

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

GENERALLY SAFE TO USE

ALLERGIC

BILE DUCT OBSTRUCTION

CAUTION WITH STOMACH ULCER OR GASTRITIS

DIURETIC- MAY INCREASE EXCRETION OF DRUGS FROM THE BODY

People taking prescription medications should always consult a professional healthcare provider before taking supplements, which may interact with conventional medications.

 

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