A – Z of Herbal Remedies
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Other Names: Dandelion, Dandelion Root, Pee in the Bed, Wiggers, Lion's Teeth, Lion's Tooth, Swine's Snout, Blowball, Cankerwort, Puffball, Blowball, White Endive, Wild Endive, Clockflower, Priest's Crown, Taraxacum Officinale
Traditional Usages: Liver Disorders, Gall Bladder, Mild Jaundice, Indigestion, Lack of Appetite, Sweating in the Anal Cleft, Muscular Rheumatism, Anorexia Nervosa, Congestive Heart Failure, Warts, Constipation Eczema, Acne, Coffee Substitute, Abscesses, Appendicitis, Boils, Dermatitis, Fevers, Inflammations, Snakebites, Stomach Aches, Anemia, Body Tonic, Increased Appetite, Helps ease Dyspepsia, Gout and Rheumatism, Wasting or Weight Loss
Resources: India, Asia, China, Europe, Northern Hemisphere
Parts Used: Root, Leaves, Flowers, Rhizomes
Dandelion and Milk Thistle - Herbal remedy for Gallstones: Dandelion and milk thistle contain bitter substances that stimulate bile production. Increasing the amount of bile produced decreases its concentration. And the greater volume is also more likely to flush out a stone. These herbs can be taken as tea or tincture or eaten steamed. Trim the sharp edges off young milk thistle leaves. Mix them with dandelion greens and steam as you would spinach. You can even eat them raw.
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