Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale). Common names: Blowball, cankerwort, dent de lion, lion's tooth, priest's crown, pu gong ying, puffball, swine snout, white endive, wild endive.
Organic. Kosher. Cut/sifted. From USA. May help promote balance in the stomach and liver, and ease anemia, acne, eczema, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heartburn, gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, and even cancer. It is a diuretic that purifies the blood, liver, & kidneys.
Contains sesquiterpene lactone, diterpenes, triterpenes, phytosterols, carotenoids, flavanoids, polysaccharides, inulin, potassium, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, iron, and vitamins A and C. These are best extracted in tincture form.
Ancients used it in divination.
For Tea: Boil 8 oz water, add 1 to 3 teaspoons of the loose roots (you can use a tea ball, french press, or other way to strain herbs or leave them in the tea for a super strong brew), steep 10 to 15 minutes. Sweeten with a natural sweetener if desired.
Nurture your body with 1 to 3 cups of tea a day.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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