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Dandelion


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Medicinal uses supported by clinical data
No information available
 
Uses described in pharmacopoeias and well established documents
To stimulate diuresis (5), increase bile fl ow and stimulate appetite, and for treatment of dyspepsia (2).
 
Uses described in traditional medicine 
As a galactagogue, laxative and tonic. Treatment of boils and sores, diabetes,  fever,  inflammation  of  the  eye,  insomnia,  sore  throat,  lung  abscess,  jaundice, rheumatism and urinary tract infections (10)

References: 
2.  Blumenthal M et al., eds. The complete German Commission E monographs. Austin, TX, American Botanical Council, 1998. 
5. Pharmacopoeia  of  the  Republic  of  Korea,  7th  ed.  Seoul,  Taechan  yakjon,  1998
 
10.  Farnsworth  NR,  ed. NAPRALERT  database. Chicago,  IL,  University  of  Illinois at Chicago, 9 February 2001 production (an online database available directly through the University of Illinois at Chicago or through the Scientific and Technical Network (STN) of Chemical Abstracts Services)
 


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