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Dandelion Leaf

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Dandelion leaf (lat. Taraxacum Officinale) has many medicinal properties. Amongst other things, dandelion has anti-diabetic and potentially anti-cance..

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Dandelion leaf (lat. Taraxacum Officinale) has many medicinal properties. Amongst other things, dandelion has anti-diabetic and potentially anti-cancer properties, it also supports liver function.
Dandelion is a collective term for plants in the genus Dandelion, being a collective name for small species or referring to a single species found in a small area in Scandinavia and Europe. Over 200 species have been recorded in Poland. It grows in ruderal habitats, meadows, light forests and grasslands. Dandelion plants are used as edible, medicinal and fodder plants, while in cultivation they are regarded as weeds. Dandelions are characterised by the intense yellow colour of their flowers and, when picked, the characteristic white juice that stains fingers and clothes flows from their broken stem. It is common and has a very high health-promoting potential.


Health properties

  • Increases urine output while disinfecting the urinary system;
  • Juice helps with digestive and metabolic disorders, contributes to the formation of more digestive juices;
  • Minimizes the formation of constipation;
  • Works cholagogue;
  • Supports the work of the liver and cleans it;
  • Influences the removal of toxins from the body;
  • It stimulates the appetite and facilitates digestion;
  • It has a good effect on kidney function, has an antispasmodic effect; 
  • prevents the formation of stones in the gallbladder;
  • Has a slightly laxative effect;
  • Accelerates wound healing, fights warts and warts;
  • The inulin contained in it lowers blood sugar levels and lowers the level of appetite;
  • Eliminates excess sodium and potassium in the body;
  • It has an anti-inflammatory effect, therefore it is used in the treatment of rheumatism;
  • Strengthens immunity.



  • It is especially useful during convalescence after viral hepatitis, after procedures on the biliary tract, in the stagnation of bile in the gall bladder, as well as in the risk of cholelithiasis;
  • Dandelion preparations are also ordered in the case of impaired renal function and reduction of the daily amount of urine, as well as swelling caused by cardiovascular and kidney disorders;
  • Incidentally, it is used in rheumatism, gout, obesity, acne, pre-diabetes and the onset of diabetes.
  • Externally, the dandelion is used for cosmetic baths, and the fresh milk juice is used for compresses for warts, warts and condylomas. The flowers of the herb are very helpful in chronic catarrh of the mouth, throat and bronchi.


Dosage and how to use

Anti-acne mask made of dandelion leaves

Pour a little water over the chopped leaves and bring to a boil. After cooling, apply on face for about 15 minutes. The basic version can be enriched with chamomile.

A method of preparing

1. Pour water at 100 ° C on 1 teaspoon of herb (in the proportion of 1 teaspoon per 250 ml). Extraction time 15 min. then strain.


Side effects

None reported.


In addition to its beneficial effects, the dandelion also has various contraindications. Among them, it is worth mentioning:

  • allergy;
  • biliary obstruction or inflammation;
  • gallbladder abscesses;
  • bowel obstruction;
  • stomach and duodenal ulcers;
  • excessive secretion of gastric juices;

In the case of the above-mentioned ailments, it is worth consulting a specialist before using the plant.


100% natural, organic, no additives.

Our herbs are certified to not contain allergens and are GMO free, organic. Carefully collected from their wild sites. Free from environmental pollutions.

Packed in a paper pouch with ziplock, heat sealed to preserve the aroma and properties.


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