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Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Definition: Rich in potassium, dandelion works to detoxify the blood, increase the flow of bile from the liver, builds red blood cells and is considered a highly nutritive food.

Applications: Acne, anemia, arthritis, asthma, blood disorders, eczema, gallbladder disease, hepatitis, hypoglycemia, jaundice, kidney infections, liver disorders, psoriasis, PMS, skin eruptions, and weight loss.

Scientific Updates: Several clinical studies have supported the ability of dandelion to treat chronic liver congestion.Dandelion has an impressive bile-stimulating action which helps promote liver and gallbladder function. The ability of dandelion to clear the gallbladder and treat jaundice has been impressive. Modern research has proven the validity of dandelion. It can stimulate the elimination of uric acid from the body and treat anemic conditions of the blood.

Complementary Agents: Milk thistle, burdock, yellow dock, cascara sagrada, fenugreek, garlic, red sage, red clover, black cohosh, vitamin C, bioflavonoids, proanthocyanidins, vitamin A, B-complex, vitamin E, phytonutrients and blue-green algae.

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