Dandelion leaves are a hidden gem that has been hailed for many years by ancient communities. They are known for their healing, detoxifying, and anti-inflammatory properties. Their rich, vibrant green color cannot be missed in the grocery store. All parts of the dandelion plant can be eaten or used including the flowers, stems, roots, and leaves. The roots have the highest potency out of all the parts of the plant. The leaves, which are more common in your local grocery store, also pack a powerful punch.
Here are some health benefits of Dandelion:
Dandelion contains Vitamins, Minerals, and Fatty Acids
The vitamin profile for dandelion includes Vitamin A, C, E, K, Folate, and B vitamins. The mineral profile includes Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Selenium, and Zinc. Dandelions even contain Omega-3 fatty acids.
Dandelions are bursting with antioxidants
Antioxidants are very important as they remove free radicals in your body. Antioxidants also increase blood oxygen levels as they rid the body of toxins and help detoxify the liver.
Detoxifies the body and boosts immune system
Dandelion, once ingested, has an alkalizing effect that immediately cleanses the blood, liver, and kidneys. This gives a boost to the immune system and helps the immune system fight any infection and prevent any infection.
Because dandelion cleanses the blood and other organs, this shows up as radiating skin. Toxins are being released and will be reflected the same week of ingestion.
Dandelion may help to treat anemia since it is loaded with Iron and Zinc.
Dandelions are a natural diuretic
Because dandelions are a natural diuretic, they may help to lower blood pressure.
Dandelions may reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Dandelions contain properties that help to lower cholesterol and even triglyceride levels.
Dandelions are good for Bone health.
Dandelions are a good source of Calcium and Vitamin K, promoting healthy bones.
Dandelions may help stabilize and lower blood sugar levels.
Dandelions contain chicoric and chlorogenic acid which are compounds that increase glucose absorption and also increase the secretion of insulin.
Overall, Dandelion has so many health benefits and should be included in our diet. This bitter herb can be added to our smoothies, salads, and even dressings. The detoxifying effect of these leaves helps rid toxins from the body, cleanse liver and kidneys , reduced inflammation, and of course brings out that beautiful glowing skin. Grab you some of these leaves today or any part of the Dandelion plant you want to use! You will be glad you did.
Glowing skin Dandelion Detox recipe:
Red Kale (1 to 2 leaves)
Dandelion leaves (5 leaves)
piece of ginger
Fill with water
Add 1 squeezed lemon
Enjoy that glow and all that nutrition.