See also...


Keywords

isle
wildflowers
luing
toberonochy
Cullipool
cullipool
isle of luing


Authorizations, license

Visible by: Everyone
All rights reserved

42 visits

Dandelion, Taraxacum vulgaria.

Dandelion, Taraxacum vulgaria.
Dandelion is an herb. People use the above ground parts and root to make medicine.
Dandelion is used for many conditions, but so far, there isn’t enough scientific evidence to determine whether or not it is effective for any of them.
Dandelion is used for loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, muscle aches, eczema, and bruises. Dandelion is also used to increase urine production and as a laxative to increase bowel movements. It is also used as skin toner, blood tonic, and digestive tonic.
Some people use dandelion to treat infection, especially viral infections, and cancer.
In foods, dandelion is used as salad greens, and in soups, wine, and teas. The roasted root is used as a coffee substitute.
How does it work?
Dandelion contains chemicals that may increase urine production and decrease swelling (inflammation).
WEBMD

Comments