Many of us, like children, blossomed the seeds of this flower on all four sides of the world.
Popular dandelion Latin name is Taraxacum officinale and originates from Europe and northern Asia.
Over the centuries, many names were overlaid; bitter greens, horse Schoolgirl, milk tooth, chicory, dandelion, Italian salad and more.

Dandelion is all wonderful plant: its flower promotes concentration, leaf cleanses the body and heals female organs, root stimulates the liver, heart, circulation and regulate weight, and seeds of a dandelion in bloom – fulfill the wishes!

When spring, with plenty of sun and rain, encourage lush vegetation, one of the most beautiful images making them nature can portray is a field full of golden dandelion heads.So nature magnified rather this small flower that well-known herbalists, regardless of whether they belong to European, Chinese or Ayurveda system of treatment.

Dandelion is a cheap and affordable cure and food, and is now an ideal time for harvest because it started the season.

The whole plant is easiest to pick so that under its root slipped the knife and cut the plant by the roots because all parts of this wild plant are very healing.

Dandelion – a healing plant near your hand

Hardly anyone is aware of the many medicinal properties of dandelion.
Although everyone takes it for granted, some people believe that the weed, this healing plant has great beneficial effects on your body.
More recently, it is increasingly used as an alternative to cancer treatment and achieves great successes.
Until recently it was thought that the flowers are very healing, but now we know that also is healing and the root of the dandelion that is used to treat various forms of cancer.

The healing properties of dandelion:

Dandelion contains some of the most important vitamins and minerals.
These are vitamins A, C, K, B6, thiamine, riboflavin and folic acid.
Of minerals stand out magnesium, iron, potassium and calcium.
Scientists have found that the most exquisite part of the dandelion is its root.
Specifically, it was discovered that the root of the dandelion kills cancer cells and is much better than chemotherapy.
While chemotherapy kills healthy cells, the root of the dandelion does not in any way does not harm the body.
As the most effective in destroying cancer cells showed the tea prepared from the roots of dandelion.
Scientists have come to the realization that regular drinking tea from the roots of dandelion can “kill” most affected cancer cells.

After you’ve been drinking it, after 48 hours, you get the first results.
Then the cancer cells begin to fall apart.
At the same time, the dandelion prevents further spread of cancer, so that the tumor does not interfere with any healthy cell.
The results of the research so far have given great hope to the sufferers of this serious illness.
The dandelion is great for ejaculation of toxins from the body and it stimulates the kidneys to send all the poisons out of the body through the urine.

Apart from having diuretic properties, it stimulates the creation of the bile, cleanses the liver, helps with allergy and reduces cholesterol.
Because of the many nutrients it contains, dandelion leaves is recommended as a dietary supplement for pregnant women and postmenopausal women. It is excellent for all women’s problems, from breastfeeding, to menstrual disorders, and it is also a means of preventing and treating cysts and breast diseases.

Dandelion stems also are healing and can be used for wart removal. Namely, they release a white liquid with which it is enough to just wrap the nipples. After regular use of this treatment, the nipples will disappear.
“Milk” dandelion is effective in the treatment of stomach problems, detoxify the blood, bile and overall metabolism.
Do you have problems with impure skin and acne, dandelion root is ideal for you. It will naturally clear your skin and it will again be healthy and shiny.

Practical application of the healing properties of dandelion

The dandelion can be used in a variety of ways, and is usually prepared as tea, syrup or tincture. In spring, from its leaves it can be prepare a salad (radicchio).

Tea dandelion

The very preparation of tea from the root of the dandelion is simple when you picked and dried root. Of course, you can also buy tea and thus avoid the dirtier part of the job.
Over two teaspoons of dandelion pour a cup of cold water and boil for a minute or two. Remove from the fire and allow it to last for 15 minutes, then proceed.

Tea made from the flowers of dandelion

Flowers before use also need to dry in air. A teaspoon of dried flowers pours it in a half a pint of water and thus obtained tea drink it always freshly prepared. Enhance the flavor of a teaspoon of honey and a little lemon. You can drink this drink every day.

Tea dandelion mainly used for treatment of the following problems:
– Stomach problems such as flatulence, nervous stomach disadvantages of appetite
– Pain in joints and muscles
– A problem with the bile, the liver, and the kidneys
– Treatment of skin problems from acne to eczema
– Inflammation of the tonsillitis
– Urinary problems and ejection of water from the body
–  To assist the weight loss process

What are the experiences with dandelion tea?

The truth is that all these facts are poorly understood in humans and that most of the tests and research of medicinal properties of dandelions have been studied in animals. However, if you look for experience, you can find numerous individual claims that this tea effective for detoxification. And not just for that! It is believed that tea from the root of the dandelion effective against cancer as well as against Candida in the intestines.

Side effects:

In combination with antibiotics:
The dandelion can reduce the effectiveness of some antibiotics, such as ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, norfloxacin, sparfloxacin and trovafloxacin.


The dandelion has a mild diuretic effect and can negatively affect the way the body is released from lithium, which can cause serious side effects.

Medications that are processed in the liver

Consuming dandelion together with drugs that are processed in the liver can increase the effect of these medications. These are most commonly amitriptyline, verapamil, theophylline, propranolol, haloperidol, acetaminophen, atorvastatin, diazepam, digoxin, entacapone, estrogen, irinotecan, lorazepam and morphine.


Dumplings, as well as diuretics, contain potassium and their mixing can cause too high levels of potassium in the body. Some diuretics that increase the level of potassium in the body are amiloride, spironolactone and triamterene.

Syrup of dandelion

If you want to prepare syrup dandelion you will need its flowers. This syrup is so healing that often the benefits equate with honey.
It has been most effective in treating long-lasting cough, bronchitis, colds, regulating digestion, and improving the overall body’s condition. You can use it every day for one teacup, and it’s great for kids too.
Pick 300 flowers and pour them with one liter of water into which you add the juice of a single squeezed lemon. Simmer together until it boils and leave them to overnight to cool down. After 24 hours, strain through cheesecloth and add 1 kg of liquid brown sugar. Return to heat and cook until well thickened, about 4 hours. When you notice that the resulting mixture as a honey, a syrup is ready.

Salad of dandelion

To make full use of the dandelion, eat its fresh leaves prepared on the salad.
The leaves of dandelion are called more and radicchio, and as such are probably all well known. Drizzle the leaves with extra virgin olive oil and vinegar, chop a little garlic and you’ll get an ideal meal full of nutrients. The leaves are effective in the treatment of allergies, high cholesterol, bile and liver.

You might think that a dandelion is only a weed. It is true that it is a very persistent plant that easily survives under severe conditions, but also has medical properties. Think – maybe that is the resistance to a variety of conditions that you have to motivate you to try it for your own resistance, better immunity, and more comfort.