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Benefits of Consuming Dandelions

The dandelion flower or the Latin name Taraxacum tanaiticum comes from the French dent de lion, which means lion's tooth. This plant has been around for millions of years and has spread all over the world, not only on the European continent but in Asia. This flower lives in the wild and is often found in gardens, rice fields, or roadsides.


This flower has small hairy petals with long stalks, dandelion flowers are white or yellow. Dandelion flowers are one the edible plants and have many health benefits


According to the National Institutes of Health, dandelion flowers have low toxicity so they are probably safe to consume in their whole form. Dandelion flowers can be consumed in salads, cookies, mixed porridge, tea, etc


Dandelion flowers contain vitamins A, B complex, C, and D, iron, potassium, and zinc so they are very good for the body.


Benefits of dandelion flowers:


1. Maintain digestive health


    Dandelion can reduce bad bacteria in a person's digestive system and increase appetite


2. Reduce the risk of liver disease


    The content of vitamin C in the dandelion root can expel toxins in the liver, kidneys, and gallbladder


3. Prevent Diabetes


    The roots and leaves of dandelion if consumed can lower blood glucose levels which prevent diabetes


4. Prevent cancer


    Dandelion leaves contain phytonutrients that can prevent cancer and slow the growth of cancer cells.


5. Prevent Free Radicals


    Dandelion roots, flowers, and stems are rich in antioxidants, which are effective in providing strong protection against cellular damage and oxidative stress.


6. Skin Health


 


   In addition to body health, dandelion flowers are also good for protecting the skin from sunburn, aging, and acne.


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