|Urdu Name:||گل مینا،گل قاصدہ،ککروندا،دودل|
|Scientific Name:||taraxacum officinale|
|Arabic Name:||طرخشقون مخزني|
|Health Benefits:||نفع خاص||اینٹی کینسر،|
|Dosage||مقدار خوراک||ایک سے تین پھول|
What is dandelion?
Dandelion is a plant with yellow flowers. T araxacum officinale is the most common variety of this plant, and it grows in many parts of the world.
Botanists consider dandelions to be herbs. People use the leaves, stems, flowers, and roots of the dandelion for medicinal purposes.
Dandelions are rich in antioxidants and can play an important part in a balanced lifestyle.
Potential health benefits include lowering blood pressure, regulating blood sugar, and managing weight.
Dandelion health benefits:
- Highly nutritious
- May aid weight loss
- Contains potent antioxidants
- May help fight inflammation
- May aid in blood sugar management
- May reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels
- May lower blood pressure
- May promote liver health
- May have anticancer effects
- May support healthy digestion and treat constipation
- May boost immune health
- May be a useful skin care treatment
- Reducing cancer risk
- Boosting the immune system
- Keeping skin healthy
- Promoting liver health
Supplements & Dosage:
Dandelion leaves are sometimes present in salads, but a person cannot find them in all areas. Picking dandelions in a backyard is unsafe due to the potential presence of pesticides or animal excrement.
However, it is possible to obtain dandelion supplements or teas and coffees infused with dandelion root. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recognized dandelion as generally being safe to include in food products.
Possible Risks and Side Effects:
Dandelion plants have low toxicity and are likely safe for most people, especially when consumed as food
This plant may cause allergic reactions, particularly in people with allergies to related plants such as ragweed. Contact dermatitis may also occur in those with sensitive skin
According to an older review, dandelion may also interact with medications, including certain types of antibiotics, anticoagulants, and blood sugar drugs. If you’re taking any prescription medications, be sure to consult a healthcare professional before taking dandelion
Dandelions are healthy nutrients, ranging from sterols and flavonoids to carotenoids, vitamins and minerals. Many of these powerful organic compounds can have significant effects on the body, which has made this particular such a common choice for herbal practitioners and those who want to give their body a boost!