Dandelion – leaves and roots – are an excellent blood purifier. High in vitamins and minerals, especially calcium. Also high in nutritive salts and restores and balances the blood. Good for anemia. Roots increase the flow of urine and are slightly laxative. Useful in all kinds of kidney trouble, diabetes, dropsy, and inflamation of the bowels.
This herb improves low blood pressure, and helps build energy and endurance. Beneficial effect on female organs. Increases the activity of the liver, pancreas, and spleen.
Roasted roots make excellent substitute for coffee.
Medicinal properties: hepatic, aperient, diuretic, depurative, tonic, stomachic.