We see this plant all around us, its spread almost all over our state, and when you read the beneficial ingredients that the same has, you will want to have in your home immediately.
You can slice up and use dandelion greens as a garnish or as an addition to a sauce. They can be also consumed raw or cooked to minimize their bitter flavor. You can similarly use the dandelion root, stems and flowers to make a delightful and healthy tea. One or the other way, you gain the benefits of this astonishing nutritional plant.
One cup of dandelion greens holds:
- 26 calories
- 40 milligrams of sodium
- 210milligrams of potassium
- 5-6 grams of carbohydrates
- 6-7 percent dietary fiber
- 530 percent vitamin K
- 100 percent vitamin A
- 30 percent vitamin C
- 5 percent vitamin B6
- 10 percent calcium
- 10 percent iron
- 5 percent magnesium
Dandelion tea acts on cancer cells, in such a way that it disintegrates them within 25 days.
Our grandmothers made syrups from dandelion flowers, knowing about his rehabilitation power, but they certainly did not know that dandelion root may possibly help cancer patients.
Scientists have also revealed that the root of this plant works “far better” than chemotherapy because it destroys completely only the cells infected with cancer. In addition to that there is the capacity of a diuretic, stimulates the secretion of bile, cleans the liver, reduces cholesterol and helps with allergies. It contains many vital minerals and vitamins like thiamin, vitamin B6, riboflavin, vitamin C, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and folic acid.
Furthermore, it contains up to 50% of the required dose of vitamin C and 100% of the recommended daily dose of vitamin A. All these are facts known since years ago.
University of Windsor in Canada made an early study of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the results gave new hope for cancer patients. It was found that the root of the dandelion effectively “destroys” the cells infected with cancer without any harmful effects on other cells in the body.
In addition, this is a natural remedy that is worth a try!!