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Dandelion’s Medicinal Efficacy

Dandelion Greens & Roots Elixir  

Japanese pharmacist and TCM practitioner Akiko Nakagaki wrote that dandelion has the following benefits.

Clears the liver and eyes: Dandelion is beneficial in detoxifying the liver and can be used to treat pain caused by the eyes’ blood congestion, swelling, and acute conjunctivitis caused by liver problems.

Clears heat and detoxification: Using dandelion alone or combined with other medicinal herbs with detoxifying effects can treat symptoms such as lumps, fever, and swelling in the early stages of mastitis.

Treatment of skin purulence: Dandelion has antibacterial effects and can be used to treat skin diseases such as acne and atopic dermatitis.

Diuretic: Dandelion has a diuretic effect and can be combined with other Chinese medicinal herbs to treat urination difficulty and pain from urinary tract infections.

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