Dandelions leaves are great when brewed into a tea. Dandelions leaves may be an eyesore in your grass but they have been used as an herbal tea tradition that dates back thousands of years. Dandelions leaves host many minerals including potassium, iron, manganese and selenium. With essential minerals and a number of antioxidants, dandelion leaf tea is a great tea to keep in the home.
Dandelions leaf tea is highly respected as a liver tonic, known to strengthen and support liver function. Dandelion leaves contain antioxidants that keep the liver functioning in optimal gear and protect it from aging. Other compounds in dandelion leaf tea is said to help treat hemorrhaging in the liver and to increase bile production in the organ, which aids the liver in the removal of harmful waste and aids the digestive system.
Besides its liver benefits, dandelion leaf tea is traditionally used to promote urine formation and to support kidney health. Dandelion leaves are diuretic in nature, so they help eliminate deposits of toxic substances in the kidneys and the urinary tract, which inhibit toxic growth in the urinary system.
Kidney Function, Liver Function