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- Dandelion/Pu Gong Ying 8oz
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Dandelion/Pu Gong Ying(8 oz/Bag)
Dandelion is a powerhouse of nutrition and antioxidants, including beta-carotene and polyphenols, that detoxifies the body. Dandelion greens are an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K. They also contain vitamin E, folate and small amounts of other B vitamins and provide a substantial amount of several minerals, including iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Dandelion root is rich in the carbohydrate inulin, which is a type of soluble fiber found in plants that supports the growth and maintenance of a healthy bacterial flora in the intestinal tract.
Dandelion helps to regulate blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure. It has protective effects for the liver and supports healthy digestion and elimination. Some research indicates that dandelion may have antimicrobial and antiviral properties, which could support the body’s ability to fight infection. Several test-tube studies found that dandelion extract significantly reduced the ability of viruses to replicate.
Parboil dried dandelion in boiling water for 5 -10 minutes before use. Rinse. Simmer in water for 5 minutes and pour over green or other teas or enjoy its mildly bitter flavor plain or sweetened with honey.
Dandelion and dandelion tea may be applied topically to reduce signs of skin aging. One test-tube study showed that dandelion root extract increased the generation of new skin cells, which could slow the aging process. Additional research indicates that dandelion extract may reduce skin inflammation and irritation while also increasing hydration and collagen production. This may be useful in preventing and treating certain types of acne.
From the manufacturer:
It is the whole plant with roots of the Compositae plant dandelion. The taste is bitter, sweet; and it is cold in nature. It enters the Liver and Stomach meridians.
Indications: for clearing away heat and for detoxification, and diuresis. It has been used to cure acute mastitis, lymphadenitis, scrofula, furunculosis, acute conjunctivitis, cold and fever, acute tonsillitis, acute bronchitis, gastritis, hepatitis, cholecystitis, and urinary tract infection.
Cautions: Avoid or use with caution for people with yang deficiency, common cold and weak spleen and stomach. [chronic diarrhea, nausea, poor appetite, digestive weakness, etc]
Chrysanthemum, Silver Flower, Dandelion Tea
15 grams of chrysanthemum flower, 20 grams of silver flower (honeysuckle), 30 grams of dandelion, 3 grams of licorice root, and 20 grams of mung beans.
Put all the ingredients into a pot, simmer in water until the beans are soft. Strain the mixture and get the juice.
Dosage: 1 dose a day for 5-7 days as a course of treatment. Efficacy: clearing away heat and detoxifying, anti-infection. Useful for women with severe febrile toxicity at the beginning of breast carbuncle and abscess.
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