Dandelion is known for his healing properties, as well as healthy food. It contains high concentrations of vitamins (A, B, C), minerals (especially potassium, sodium and magnesium) and organic acids. Spring salad made from very young dandelion leaves picked before blooming outside the settlements will improve your health in no time.
In folk medicine, dandelion is used for strengthening the body and blood of spring cleaning. You can make tea, syrup or wine out of this herb
In modern medicine, dandelion has great importance as a means to assist in the normalization of metabolism in the body. In addition, dandelion has beneficial effect in some diseases, such as: atherosclerosis, gout, rheumatism, skin rash, furunculosis (purulent ulcers of the skin) and obesity.
In Bulgaria, dandelion widely used for treatment of atherosclerosis and in Germany and Poland, dandelion is used as a natural remedy for kidney stone as an elixir for the period of convalescence (recovery) after severe infectious diseases.
Dandelion as a supplement to foods
Young dandelion leaves can be added to other fresh salads or be put in soups. Delicious and healthy sauces can also be made from dandelion which can also be added to a meat roasted on embers.
Gourmands claim marinated flower buds of dandelion are great for making a variety of dandelion foods and healthy sauces and dressings.
Since excessive intake can stress the digestive system and cause side effects you should not take dandelion based drugs longer than a month. If used in recommended amounts, dandelion is one of the strongest drugs from nature.
The used drug should be made out of dandelion that grows in a clean environment. Urban dandelion is filed with polluted air and absorb toxins, so it is not recommended because it may hurt more than help the body.
Salad of dandelion
Spring salad made from very young dandelion leaves picked before blooming outside the settlements will improve your health in no time.
The leaves of dandelion are rich in carotenoids, vitamin-like. A, B1, B2 and C, minerals (especially potassium, calcium and magnesium), steariini, insulin, rubber, choline, organic acids, salts of potassium and calcium and resins.
Bitter substances from herb can improve appetite and improve digestion. Dandelion and many other bitter herbs stimulate secretion of bile.