Dandelion in fact detoxifies the liver, treats allergies, has diuretic properties, lowers cholesterol, stimulates the formation of bile, and is really useful for pregnant and postmenopausal women. The perfect time for picking dandelion is the start of April. Also, it has more carotene than carrots and is abundant in various other minerals and vitamins.
You should pick 400 yellow dandelion flowers and pour 3 liters of cold water over them. Then, add 4 lemons and 4 oranges cut in slices, and leave the mixture for 24 hours. After that, strain the combination through cheesecloth, and move the resulting liquid in a pot. Add 2 cups of sugar and cook for about an hour and a half, frequently stirring. As soon as it boils, and it is thick enough, reduce the heat and pour the hot syrup in hot, sterilized jars. This syrup is excellent in the treatment of a cough, cold, bronchitis, and it can be also given to children.
Pick dandelion plants, and dry them on the air. The dried leaves are used in the preparation of dandelion tea. Drink it always fresh, and you can also sweeten it with some honey. However, add it with a wooden or plastic spoon, and never use a metal one.
Dandelion root cures cancer
The powerful medicinal properties of dandelion have been known and appreciated for centuries. Moreover, newest scientific research has shown that its root can cure cancer. Leave the dandelion roots to dry for 13-14 days. As soon as they become brittle under the fingers, they are dry enough. Then, store them in a jar, and keep it in a dry, dark place or up to a year. Furthermore, dandelion root is extremely useful in the case of women’s diseases, particularly in the prevention and treatment of numerous breasts issues like cancer, cysts, tumors, and issues related to breast milk and breastfeeding.
Dandelion tea: recipe:
Mix 60 grams of the fresh mixture and 30 grams of dried dandelion root and add their combination to a pan with 2.5 ounces of water with a pinch of salt. Bring the liquid to boil, cover the pan and let it simmer for 20 minutes. Then, pull it and consume three cups of this tea on a daily basis.