Scientists have found out that this plant’s root works better than chemotherapy, as it completely kills the cancer cells. Moreover, it is an excellent diuretic and it triggers the secretion of bile, it cleanses the liver, it lowers the cholesterol and it is very beneficial when it comes to fighting allergies as well.
Dandelion is a bitter herb which is mentioned even in the Bible thanks to its beneficial effects. Young dandelion leaves have been gathered and consumed as a pot herb or as an additive for salads for many years.
This plant is very beneficial when it comes to improving the digestion, relieving liver distress, and treating all types of diseases, varying from jaundice, and kidney stones to psoriasis and warts. According to Culpeper, this plant has an opening and cleansing features, and that is why it is effective for treating liver, spleen, and glass obstructions. Its opening features refer to opening the passages of the urine, in both the young and the elderly, and its cleansing features refer to cleansing and healing these passages.
Dandelion is an excellent diuretic which does not have any side effects like mineral depletion prevalent with diuretic medications. Dandelion is abundant in different nutrients, especially minerals which are highly bio-available.
This plant is rich in vitamins and minerals, including B6, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin C, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and folic acid.
Dandelion contains about 535% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C and 110% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin A. people know this from very long ago.
A study was conducted by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Windsor, Canada, and it was discovered that there this plant brings hope to cancer patients. This study revealed that dandelion root efficiently kills cancer cells without harming the healthy cells of the body.
John Di Carlo, aged 72, had experience with dandelion and its healing effects. First, he was subjected to severe and aggressive chemotherapy to fight for his health, and after three long years, the doctors sent him home to spend his last days with his loved ones.
Seeing that the chemotherapy had not helped and that the doctors did not offer other alternatives for treating cancer, John started consuming dandelion root tea as a last effort to save him from this awful disease. Four months later, he experienced remission of the disease.