Spring is dandelion time. We are seeing this plant with its characteristic bright yellow flowers everywhere around us. Dandelion is considered as a weed but it is a plant with amazing health benefits for human health.
The flowers and the roots are used in treating various diseases, including cancer. Dandelion has very common use in alternative medicine and is proven to be very effective. so if this is good enough reason for you go out and search for dandelions.
PICKING UP DANDELIONS
The best place to seek for dandelions is somewhere in the forest away from the roads and traffic that way you will know for sure that the flowers are clean. When you are picking them up be careful not to destroy the whole plant, just carefully pick up the flowers. And don’t pick them all up, make sure you leave some flowers so that they can continue their cycle.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF DANDELION
Dandelion contains vitamin A, C, K, B6, tiamin, riboflavin and folic acid as well as minerals as iron, magnesium, potassium and calcium. It is proven to be very effective in treating cancer. Dandelion root effectively destroys cancer cells while protecting the healthy cells of the tissues. It helps the kidneys to expel the toxins from the body through urine. It can clean the liver, gall and lymphatic system. It can be effective against gynecological diseases, menstrual problems and cysts. Dandelion can be used to effectively treat hepatitis, rheumatism, arthritis, gall stones, edema, cough and bronchitis.
DANDELION FOR SKIN CARE
Dandelion stems create milk like liquid when broken. The milky liquid can treat warts. What you need to do is just apply the milk on the wart. With regular use the warts will soon disappear. Dandelion can also help you with skin problems like acne, pimples, dry skin, discoloration and similar problems. Dandelion will heal your skin, give it back it natural tone and glow.
DANDELION AND COCONUT OIL MOISTURIZER-RECIPE
This recipe will help you make amazing natural moisturizer you can use on your lips, elbows, feet and acne. It is easy to make and you will soon fall in love with this moisturizer.
To make it you need the following ingredients:
½ cup of coconut oil
¼ cup of dry dandelion flowers,
Few drops of lavender essential oil.
This is how to prepare the moisturizer:
Put the coconut oil in a glass jar and put it in a pan filled with water. Melt the coconut oil on low heat. Then put the dry dandelion flowers in the oil and let them soak for about two hours. Be aware of the water level in the pan. Then remove the heat and let the pot with the gar cool down. Then strain the oil and add few drops of lavender essential oil. Then mix the oil with a mixer until it becomes as frosting. Then transfer the oil in a glass or thin container and store it in a fridge. The moisturizer will harden but it will melt in contact with the skin.
Use it every time you need it.