September 19, 2013

Dandelion Root Tea

Benefits of drinking Dandelion Root Tea (Taraxacum officinale)
Dandelion Root tea is great for detoxing the liver! In fact, tea made from the dandelion's root has been used in traditional Chinese and Native American medicine for centuries.
This weed-like superfood acts a diuretic that cleanses the blood, liver, kidneys and increases bile production. Dandelion helps the kidneys clear out waste, salt, and excess water. Dandelion has been shown to improve liver function by removing toxins.
As a diuretic Dandelion increases urination which then lowers blood pressure. The fiber and potassium in Dandelion also regulate blood pressure. Animal studies have shown that Dandelion lowers and controls cholesterol levels. 
Dandelion Root Tea improves digestion and aids weight loss.
It eases congestion of the liver.
It helps to purify the bladder and kidneys.
It reduces the risk of urinary tract infections.
It contains calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, potassium,phosphorus,selenium vitamins B-1,B-2, B-3 and C.
It helps to purify the blood, regulate blood sugar and improves blood circulation.
It helps to ease bloating and aching joints.
It helps with skin conditions.