It is regarded as one of the best herbs to treat kidney and liver illnesses.
As a powerful diuretic it is safely used for kidney and water retention due to heart problems. Its action is compared with the drug 'Frusemide' which side effects are the loss of vital potassium from the body. However, unlike conventional diuretics, Dandelion does not leach potassium from the body, as its rich potassium content replaces what the body looses.
It can be used for inflammation and congestion of the liver and gall bladder.
May break down gallstones.
Due to these properties it is also very helpful in treating rheumatism and gout.
Strong blood purifier.
It is mildly laxative, and can be used for dyspepsia.
For congestive jaundice.
For muscular rheumatism when used with other herbs.
Reduces fluid retention and remove toxins from the body.
Helps for infected acne and eczema.
Helps for pre-menstrual water retention.
Also helps for diabetes, lowers blood sugar.