Dandelion root tea is a great spring tonic for our bodies; it helps the transition from winter to the warmer season, by nourishing and balancing the blood so it will flow better and keep us cooler in the summer season. Dandelion root has been used in Chinese medicine to treat various heart conditions. These heart health promoting benefits of dandelion root come from antioxidant compounds called polyphenols and flavonoids.
Dandelion root Nutrition Facts:
-Filled with vitamins A, C, D and B complex.
-Minerals are abundant too such as zinc, iron and potassium.
-It is very high in calcium and other nutrients.
Benefits of Dandelion Root Tea:
Dandelion root tea and juice help people with diabetes by stimulating the production of insulin from the pancreas and keeping blood sugar levels low. If our pancreas doesn’t produce proper amounts of insulin, or if our cells can’t properly process insulin, it results in diabetes. Because the glucose isn’t properly utilized, it accumulates in the bloodstream and results in high blood glucose or sugar levels.
Kills Cancer Cells
Tea dandelion acts on cancer cells in such a way that they decompose in 48 hours. Scientists have discovered that the root of the dandelion does “better” than chemotherapy since “kills” completely only a cells that are infected with cancer. It was found that the root of dandelion effectively “kills” the cells infected with cancer without adverse effects on other cells in the body.
Serves as Diuretic
Dandelion root tea has a natural diuretic effect, allowing your liver to more quickly eliminate toxins. It also helps strengthen the immune system, balance blood sugar levels, relieve heartburn and soothe digestive issues. Because dandelion helps reduce uric acid and stimulates urine production, it’s beneficial for fighting bacterial infections within the digestive tract and reproductive organs.
Dandelion Root Tea Recipe
-1 tbsp. *roasted dandelion root
-1/2 tsp. *minced, fresh ginger
-1 cardamom seed
-12 oz. Water
-Honey or sugar to taste
Combine all ingredients except honey and bring to a boil. Continue boiling for five to ten minutes. Strain, add honey, and serve.