Originally from Eurasia, this herb that grows wild and is usually treated as a weed and removed from gardens is said to have a variety of medicinal benefits. Dandelion can be used as a vegetable in salads as it is rich in vitamins A and C and contains calcium and iron. It has been used for liver disorders, urinary tract problems, cancer prevention, diabetes, acne, jaundice, anemia, to maintain bone health, and many other issues.
Aperient, astringent, cholagogue, diuretic, laxative, stimulant, tonic
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