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Health Benefits Of The Herb Next You- Dandelion!

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Dandelion is an herb which is found all around us. You can find it in the fields, meadows, beside paths, in the gardens and even on the mountains. A very interesting fact that you actually do not know, is that some people use the above ground parts and root as food and to make medicine.
Dandelion is one the richest wild vegetable with vitamin C. It is rich with pro vitamin A, vitamin B1 and B2 and it contains high amounts of minerals.

Health benefits!

This amazing herb is used for different health problems including upset stomach, gallstones, intestinal gas, eczema, joint, muscle aches, loss of appetite and bruises. Dandelion can be used to increase urine production and it can be used as a laxative to increase bowel movements. This herb is used as skin toner, digestive tonic or blood tonic.

Dandelion root contains inulin (about 40%), which makes this herb awesome vegetable for people with diabetes.

A lot of people around the world use dandelion to treat infection, especially viral infections, and cancer.
In foods, dandelion is used as salad greens, teas, soups and wine. The roasted root is used as a coffee substitute.