Dandelion Root 100g
Type: Roots and Leaves
High levels of vitamin C
Blood sugar relation
Conditions that can be treated
High blood pressure
Congestive heart failure
Recommended dosage and preparation
To make a leaf infusion, use /2 ounce of dried leaves per cup of boiling water. Steep for 10 minutes. Drink up to 3 cups a day.
For a root decoction, gently boil 2 to 3 teaspoons of powdered root per cup of water for 15 minutes. Cool. Drink up to 3 cups a day.
Side Effects and Contraindications
If you'd like to try dandelion, discuss it with your physician and use it in addition to other medication.
Long term use of diuretics can be hazardous.
Pregnant and nursing women should not take diuretics.
Dandelion may cause skin rash in sensitive individuals.
For older children and people over 65, start with a low concentrated brew.
If you experience any unpleasant effects or if the symptoms include upset stomach or/and diarrhea, stop using Dandelion.