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Health Benefits Of Dandelion Tea

Dt. Neha Suryawanshi 94% (14748 ratings)
M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai

Health benefits of dandelion tea 

1. Detoxifies the body

One of the reasons people reach for dandelion tea is to help detoxify their liver and make their body function back on track. Dandelion tea is a powerful diuretic, which will help the body eliminate toxins more rapidly and improve healthy kidney function. Furthermore, dandelion tea also increases the concentration of certain detoxifying enzymes in the liver, so if you’ve been running yourself down, grab a cup of this healthy tea!

2. Weight loss

Early research on the complex mix of organic compounds in dandelion tea has shown that it can have certain anti-obesity effects by suppressing various fat-metabolizing enzymes, preventing them from taking that fat into the body. On top of this, the diuretic effects of this tea also help eliminate water weight and bloating, which can be frustrating for anyone trying to lose weight.


3. Prevents chronic diseases

The rich blend of antioxidants found in dandelion tea, including flavonoids, phenolic compounds, and sesquiterpenes can all help the body eliminate free radicals. This minimizes oxidative stress, which is a major cause of chronic illnesses, including cancer. By neutralizing these free radicals, this tea can help strengthen the immune system and improve your overall health and wellness.

4. Builds strong bones

Dandelion tea also possesses measurable amounts of essential minerals, including calcium, zinc, iron, and magnesium, all of which are needed by the body to create strong bones and prevent the onset of osteoporosis. As we age, bone mineral density begins to decrease, causing bones and joints to weaken, leading to an inability to perform certain physical activities as well as a lower quality of life. Constant mineral supplementation is crucial to keep you feeling young and physically fit as you age.

5. Boosts circulation

One of the most important minerals in our body is iron, and it serves a number of important purposes. Most notably, it is needed to produce red blood cells, and without it, we may suffer from anemia, characterized by weakness, cognitive issues, and fatigue. The iron found in dandelion tea can prevent this condition and improve circulation, ensuring that different parts of the body are properly oxygenated for maximal function.

6. Balances blood sugar

For people suffering from diabetes, maintaining a stable level of blood sugar is crucial for a healthy life. Dandelion tea can regulate blood sugar levels and prevent the spikes and drops that can be dangerous. Research on this effect is limited, but the early results are very encouraging for those trying to manage diabetic symptoms.


7. Improves digestion

The various compounds found in dandelion tea act as a diuretic, laxative, and a digestive stimulant, while also causing a release of extra bile. This can help speed up digestion and make it more efficient, thus eliminating symptoms of constipation, bloating, cramping, diarrhea, and even hemorrhoids. Given how important the stomach is to our overall health and immune system function, optimizing the activities in our gut may be one of the most important benefits of this tea.

8. Reduces inflammation

Some people have praised dandelion tea for its anti-inflammatory effects, particularly on aching joints, headaches, and overall muscle tenderness. The antioxidants and other active compounds in this tea reduce pain and inflammation in affected tissues, while also helping to regulate circulation and water balance.

9. Prevents uti


For many people around the world, urinary tract infections are a frequent and endlessly irritating problem, but dandelion tea presents an effective remedy or preventative measure. The increased urination associated with dandelion tea’s diuretic action can help to clean out the kidney and urinary tract regularly, making it more difficult for a uti to take hold.

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Dandelion Mint Green Tea

Dt. Rd Bilkish Raje 91% (151 ratings)
M.Sc Dietetics -Outstanding Grade-82%, RD, Special Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Pune
  • Eco Valley Dandelion mint green tea helps in losing weight.
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8 Reasons To Drink Dandelion Root Tea

Dt. Neha Suryawanshi 94% (14748 ratings)
M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai

8 reasons to drink dandelion root tea 

1. It improves digestion and aids weight loss.

2. It eases congestion of the liver.

3. It helps to purify the bladder and kidneys.

4. It reduces the risk of urinary tract infections.

5. It contains calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, potassium, vitamins b and c.

6. It helps to purify the blood, regulate blood sugar and improves blood circulation.

7. It helps to ease bloating and aching joints.

8. It helps to cure skin conditions.
 

Sir, my age is 34. can I survive long, with good eating habit and exercise and any supplement can I add my diet like milk thistle or dandelion root or any suggestions.

Dr. Varsha Choudhary Dave 86% (71 ratings)
M.D. Homeopathy, B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Sir, my age is 34. can I survive long, with good eating habit and exercise and any supplement can I add my diet like ...
Hello Lybrate user, long life could be achieved by having regular time to time sleep habit, eating habits and proper exercise, no eating junks, and especially eating organic food, plus eat all the things which our dada and dadi use to eat with proper exercise. Have good protein, mineral, vitamins etc, be healthy .be happy. Live long life.
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A 70 years old lady in Bangalore has advanced stage 3 cancer of buccal cavity & needs surgery immediately. What herbs like Dandelion (seema Kaattu Mullangie), Turmeric, Garlic, etc. Must be taken to stop the spread of cancer & recover without Radiation & Chemotherapy? Where can I get Dandelion in Chennai & Bangalore in fresh state & dry state or powder? Please reply immediately as doctor says it spread to left cheek also & Chemotherapy may or may not be given, even if needed as lady is old.

Dr. Bhagyesh Patel 93% (8331 ratings)
MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Hello dear Lybrate user, Warm welcome to Lybrate.com I have evaluated your query thoroughly. Do not waste time in these way. They have no role in cure of this. Immediately decide for the suggested guidelines as per your cancer specialist Hope this clears your query. Wishing you fine recovery. Welcome for any further assistance at my private URL https://www.Lybrate.com/gandhinagar/doctor/dr-bhagyesh-patel-general-surgeon Regards take care.
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Hi, I am 26 years old guy facing hair fall issue. Can you please let me know how I can grow my hair back naturally. I have tried homeopathic and minoxidil but haven't got any result. I have heard about using licorice, dandelion root and burdock root help to restore hair on bald patches. Is it true and where I can get this things in case it is working. I have almost lost my hair on temples. Please let me know if it is possible to restore as I have already surfed millions of pages on internet.

Dr. Ramneek Gupta 94% (19372 ratings)
DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hi, I am 26 years old guy facing hair fall issue. Can you please let me know how I can grow my hair back naturally. I...
Homoeopathic treatment hair growth oil (wilmar schwabe india) apply twice weekly at night. Leave overnight a. C. 9 (bakson) chew 1 tab twice daily adel 9 (adel) 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times a day 6-8 glasss extra water daily 2 glas milk daily take nutritious diet avoid junk nd spicy food, fast food, cold drinks.
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Husband age - 31 years sgpt - 98 taking bp tablet daily taking b12 tablet - 3 months course including 10 injections (will be completed soon) high uric acid 7.9 can he take nutrilite milk thistle with dandelion for a month or two for sgpt and uric acid?

Dr. Sumaiya Petiwala 93% (76912 ratings)
Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed to protect against future flares or prevent gout or uric acid problems from occurring in the first instance: maintain a high fluid intake (2-4 liters a day) avoid alcohol maintain a healthy body weight eat a balanced diet limit fish, meat and poultry intake. If attempting to lose weight, avoid low-carbohydrate diets. If carbohydrate intake is insufficient, the body is unable to burn its own fat properly, releasing substances called ketones into the bloodstream. This results in a condition called ketosis that can increase the level of uric acid in the blood. It is most important to avoid foods that are high in purines, to ensure that the levels of uric acid in the blood do not get too high. Here is a list of high-purine foods to be wary of: beef kidneys brains dried beans and peas liver mackerel mushrooms lose some weight by walking or other exercise, avoid meats and get always be on a prescribed diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian. I am a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and a doctor, consult privately for detailed treatment plans using diet and medications.
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I take roop mantra ayurvedic capsules as per doctor's advice. Has it any side effects like skin lite cream. Pls suggest.

Dt. Dheeraj Kumar 92% (674 ratings)
Certificate Course in Fitness Management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Faridabad
I take roop mantra ayurvedic capsules as per doctor's advice. Has it any side effects like skin lite cream. Pls suggest.
YEs you can take it. It has herbal extracts to cure acne and pimples. You can also try Burdock herb. As a prime blood cleanser it will clear the skin, bloodstream, lymph, and colon of poisons. It is best used in combination with dandelion to safeguard the elimination of collected toxins. Both Burdock and Dandelion are available on amazon.in
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I am 27years old and my weight is 64kg how can I increase my weight Is there any ayurvedic tablets.

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
I am 27years old and my weight is 64kg how can I increase my weight
Is there any ayurvedic tablets.
Dandelion root:-though this herb is bitter, but it leads to incredible increase in weight. It stimulates digestion and enhances hunger pangs. Due to the presence of potassium, iron, zinc, vitamins c, d, a and b complex.

Hello doctor. I am male. I am under weight and cannot gain weight. My body structure is alsi slim n skinny. Want 2 gain weight and get a lil bulky. please suggest sumthng.

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Hello doctor. I am male. I am under weight and cannot gain weight. My body structure is alsi slim n skinny. Want 2 ga...
Dandelion root:-though this herb is bitter, but it leads to incredible increase in weight. It stimulates digestion and enhances hunger pangs. Due to the presence of potassium, iron, zinc, vitamins c, d, a and b complex.