Everyone knows the dandelion. It grows in fields, meadows, parks, gardens, around houses, along roads and pleases the eye with its Sunny yellowness.
The original dandelion flowers (inflorescences). On closer examination it is evident that this whole baskets of flowers. In wet weather the blossoms are closed so the pollen is protected from wetting. In clear weather, is the time index. The flowers open at six in the morning and close at three o’clock.
Many people see the dandelion as a weed. But is it true? It turns out that the dandelion is literally Packed with biologically active substances useful to humans. Connoisseurs of folk medicine and simple healers even call him a Russian ginseng, and for good reason.
Part of dandelion roots includes dozens of useful for our health substances, including calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, selenium, zinc, vitamins a, C, E, carotene, glycosides, flavonoids, polysaccharides, inulin, choline, sucrose, organic acids, and more.
Treatment with dandelion
From cancer die each year a huge number of people around the world, and, unfortunately, the number of people diagnosed with tumors growing steadily. Of course, medicine is constantly evolving and discovers new ways of treating cancer.
But the main problem is that many people, the body does not respond to the various expensive medications and painful medical procedures, which in the end can not fully help, but only give a temporary reprieve of the disease itself.
For cancer often use chemotherapy, but there are alternative natural therapiesthat give good results. It is not recommended to use them instead of the main course of treatment, but you can try to augment the primary treatment.
In recent time the simplest and the most well-known dandelion is increasingly used in alternative medicine to treat cancer. And I must say, it gives excellent results.
Infusion of dandelion root
Studies have shown that dandelion root works even better than chemotherapy, because the latter kills all cells, while dandelion root kills only those cells, which are known carcinogens.
An initial study was conducted in Winarska University (Canada), at the Department of chemistry and biochemistry. The results gave new hope to people suffering from cancer. It was discovered that dandelion root effectively kills cancer-causing cells without causing any harmful side effects in other cells.
In laboratory tests, the extract of dandelion root has destroyed about 98% of cancer cells in just 48 hours. Further observation revealed that the extract of dandelion root is able to exert a powerful influence on cancer cells in the colon, prostate cancer, leukemia, breast cancer, liver cancer and all types of lung cancer.
In summer, the root is desirable to use fresh and in winter dry. In 1 Cup of boiling water put 2 tablespoons of fresh crushed root, and dried — 1 tablespoon.
To prepare the infusion, mix dandelion root with boiled and then cooled to 40-50 degree water. Then cover with a lid and leave for a few hours. Strain and take 1/3 Cup 15-30 minutes before meals.
How to prepare dandelion root
Dandelion roots harvested in early spring or in April — early may or in autumn from late September. When the spring digging it is important to do this before flowering. For medicinal raw materials fit large roots, peeled from the lateral small roots.
Their first podvyalivayut a few days, then washed, cut into pieces and dried or in special dryers or arranging them on paper in a ventilated area. The temperature during drying in the oven or in the dryer should not exceed forty degrees.
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In the city and its close surrounding area medicinal plants are not collected. They are poisoned by toxic vehicle exhaust gases and industrial emissions.
Contraindications to the use of dandelion root
Despite the use of dandelion roots, there are contraindications to the use of infusions of them. Do not take medicines based on the roots of a sun flower when blockage of the bile ducts and gastric ulcer. In case of overdose infusion nausea and vomiting. Possible diarrhea.
Lactation, you can use a decoction of the plant. This tool increases lactation and increases breast milk. In addition, the drug helps to cope with postpartum depression. But the infusion make prohibited.
There are people with individual intolerance to the drug. Before taking any medication you need to eat a dose 3 times lower than those recommended and to see the reaction of the body. If you don’t have any rashes, dizziness, or edema, can easily make a decoction and a tincture of dandelion roots.
I can’t believe that every day we pass by this medicinal plant. Wish you good health, and don’t forget to tell about the beneficial properties of the dandelion to your friends!
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