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Dandelion leaf - Pu Gong Ying (Organic)


Dandelion leaf / Pu gong ying (Organic)

Taraxicum officinale

Chinese medicine defines the nature of this plant as bitter, sweet and cold. It is used to *address the Liver and Stomach from the Chinese perspective. It has a diuretic effect and is used to clear heat and relieve fire toxicity.

Dandelion is used to resolve issues of internal heat and the liver, including jaundice, and swollen, painful eyes, and urinary dysfunction. It promotes abundant lactation, and is also said to resolve painful, hard abscesses.  

Modern studies have identified a significant antimicrobial capacity, exhibiting bactericidal effects against Staphylococcus aureus, Streptoccocus pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Shigella spp., Neisseria meningitidis, and corynebacterium diphtheriae. Dandelion showed an inhibiting impact upon mycobacterium tuberculosis, ECHO virus and leptospira. Studies also showed that there were relatively few side effects, if any, even with trials of higher dosing.

An important component to any medicinal herb cabinet, dandelion belongs in your herbal wellness collection.


*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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