To many gardeners, the dandelion plant is a cursed wild weed but to nutritionists it is a blessing and an answer to most of their health problems. Dandelion root is a vitamin packed root providing the user with vitamin A, C, D and B complex. All these vitamins are proven antioxidants and it should not come as a surprise when you hear that this wonderful root is aiding in the treatment of several cancers and tumors in the near future.
As if this is not good enough, dandelion root contains essential minerals such iron, potassium and zinc. It is due to the high iron content that it is used to treat liver related ailments and detox this delicate body organ. Dandelion root also enhances proper function of the kidney owing to the rich potassium content. It therefore works as a mild diuretic and aids in lowering the blood pressure.
This wonder root has no side effects although a few users have reported allergic reactions.