A well-known plant of the genus Taraxacum (Taraxacum officinale, formerly called Taraxacum Dens-leonis and Leontodos Taraxacum) bearing large, yellow, compound flowers, and deeply notched leaves.
Stimulates the flow of bile and is a liver and digestive tonic. Dandelion extracts are said to also benefit the spleen, and improve the health of the pancreas. Dandelion root has also been shown to have potential for fighting cancer. It is important to note here that this herb has been shown to uniformly remedy chronic liver congestion High in Vitamins A, B, C and D, it is also a blood purifier.
Category: plant / herb Scientific name: Taraxacum Officinale Dandelion's young leaves are widely used as salad greens. Used as tea, it has natural diuretic properties. Dandelion's roots have a mild laxative effect, and promotes bile flow and liver function. Dandelion is also a good source of potassium.