Herb of the Day: Dandelion (More Than Just A Weed)

Most would write off dandelions as pervasive weeds. Many go to great lengths to banish them from their lawns and sidewalks. However, this troublesome weed has a long, long list of medicinal properties that make it well worth keeping around.

Most would write off dandelions as pervasive weeds. Many go to great lengths to banish them from their lawns and sidewalks. However, this troublesome weed has a long, long list of medicinal properties that make it well worth keeping around.

Traditional Uses:

  • Anemia
  • High blood pressure
  • Liver disorders
  • Detoxing
  • Breast Cancer
  • Weight Management
  • And much more.

About the Plant

Dandelion itself has thick roots that are milky white within. Its name is derived from the French dent de lion meaning “lions tooth” due to its jagged leaves. The top is made up of a series of plumed seeds that blow off at the slightest breeze and spread.

Common in Cooking

Throughout the world, this herb is often gathered and cooked with. It is commonly added to many dishes – one of the most popular being salads. You’ll find that it is a rich source of vitamins and minerals, iron, silicon, magnesium, zinc and manganese.

TriLight’s Use of Dandelion

Dandelion is a staple in many TriLight products. These include:  UriCareTri-IronMove E-ZLivCare!

UriCare

UriCare 

This product can be taken at the first signs of a UTI to keep it at bay. Many keep it on hand just in case one strikes.

Whitney says,

“I cannot tell you how many times this product has saved me from a nasty UTI! My midwife gave this to me to use during my second pregnancy, and it eliminated the use for antibiotics, and I have used this quite frequently ever since. This is one product that I ALWAYS have! As a woman, you never know when those things will strike!”

What are your thoughts on dandelions? Weed or useful herb?

Image by Micky.
Note: TriLight Health employees are not licensed practitioners and cannot prescribe which products you should use. Our comments are educational. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, please see our pregnancy safe section. As with all our formulas, especially if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using products with any other medications. Our statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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