It is regarded as one of the best herbs to treatkidney 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 itsrich potassiumcontent replaces what the body looses.
It can be used forinflammationand congestion of the liver and gall bladder.
May break downgallstones.
Due to these properties it is also very helpful in treatingrheumatismandgout.
It is mildly laxative, and can be used for dyspepsia.
For congestive jaundice.
Formuscular rheumatismwhen used with other herbs.
Reducesfluid retentionand removetoxinsfrom the body.