Dandelion is a herb from the sunflower family. It contains vitamins A, C, D, and comprises a substantial amount of iron, zinc, magnesium, potassium. It is used to treat many physical ailments, including acne, liver disease, and digestive disorders. Dandelion boosts immune function and combats fungi and microbes. Furthermore, it supports bile production to reduce inflammation and keep blockages and gallbladder problems at bay. It also has the potential to control cholesterol levels.
What are the synonyms of Amla?
Dandelion is also known as Priest’s Crown, Swine’s Snout, Blowball, Cankerwort, Lion’s Tooth, Puffball, White Endive, and White Endive Piss-a-bed.
Benefits of Dandelion
1. Promotes Healthy Liver
2. Manages Inflammation
3. Regulates Cholesterol Control
4. Supports Healthy Digestion
5. Regulates Blood Sugar Levels
6. Regulates Blood Pressure
Dandelion has a reputation for promoting weight loss. It is suggested that it aids in weight loss. The symptom of bloating in humans gets reduced with increased urination.
It is excellent for breast problems as well as reducing pitta or heat in the body. It is beneficial for the breasts and mammary glands as it helps with breast sores, cysts, tumors, suppression of lactation and swollen lymph glands.
Pregnant women must avoid the intake of dandelion. With the consumption of dandelion, there can be a rise of potassium level that in turn may lead to the situation of hyperkalemia. Apart from this, the dandelion may interfere with medicines that are given during pregnancy.
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