Do Your Body a Favor and Detoxify With Dandelion Tea

Just about everybody knows what a dandelion is. In the western world it is a weed, but in many other societies it is an important herb that is used to treat many common diseases and conditions of the human body.

It is also a food, being used in salads and the roots are also used by some as a coffee substitute the same as chicory. It is also used to make a herbal tea, and most people have likely heard of dandelion tea. However, its medicinal properties are not so well known, even though it has been use for hundreds, if not thousands, of years for the treatment of many conditions including those associated with the gall bladder, liver and kidneys.

However, that is not all, and there are several more traditional uses of dandelion in the folk medicine of many different countries including conditions as diverse as water retention and eczema. So, taking all of this into consideration, what exactly are the main benefits of dandelion to the body and what is it that provides these benefits?

Dandelion contains its fair share of minerals and vitamins, and is rich in vitamin C of course, with its strong antioxidant properties. It also contains the antioxidant vitamin A together with several B vitamins and the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D, which is so important for the absorption of calcium by the kidneys and into the bone structure. The minerals it contains is like an encyclopedia entry of minerals important to the human body. It’s not so much what minerals dandelion contains, as what it doesn’t contain.

The list includes phosphorus, iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, silicon, manganese and boron, and the organic nutrients include lecithin, carotenoids, terpenoids, tannins, sterols, choline, inulin, aspargine and so on. It would take a whole book to describe the health benefits of each of these, but an attempt will be made later to discuss the more important of them.

Suffice it to say that the list contains antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and substances that help to reduce blood cholesterol levels and also maintain the health of your blood and major organs. However, the effect of dandelion on the liver and the digestive system are due largely to substances known collectively as taraxacin. That is what gives dandelion its bitter taste.

What was once known as taraxin, is now known to consist of sesquiterpene lactones known as eudesmanolide and germacranolide, which although claimed to be unique to the dandelion, are very similar to other sesquiterpenes found in chicory. In fact, dicaffeolquinic acid and chicoric acid (dicaffeoyltartaric acid) have been found to comprise a significant proportion of the extract from dandelion roots, together with a number of phenolic acids and flavanoids. Each of these, of course, is important and effective antioxidants, responsible for many positive health effects in the body.

Among the more important of these is the stimulation of the circulation of the blood throughout the body. The sesquiterpenes are also believed to support the activity of the pancreas, and the presence of so many strong antioxidant species within the leaves and roots of the dandelion explains the traditional use of dandelion for the treatment of inflammatory diseases.

Antioxidants support the immune system that causes inflammation when it is under stress. Studies of rats have indicated that dandelion is effective in reducing acute pancreatis, which is itself an inflammatory condition. The large querticin glycoside and flavanoid content of dandelion root extract posses anti-inflammatory properties, and suddenly dandelion is beginning to take on the appearance of a ‘wonder plant’.

However, let’s get away from the technical stuff for a while, and check out exactly what you can use dandelion for. Pregnant and post-menopausal women can gain the benefit of all these nutrients detailed above by taking dandelion extract, and it also has a diuretic effect. Although mild, this can help to remove excess water from the body, and helps to reduce blood pressure and the effects of heart problems. LDL cholesterol levels can be reduced by virtue of its anti-oxidant properties, and can help to resolve minor digestive complaints.

Traditionally it is claimed to have been used as a laxative and a cure for rheumatism. The latter can be explained by its antioxidant effects, and the way the sesquiterpenes reduce the inflammation associated with rheumatism. It is this inflammation of the tissues that causes so much of the swelling and pain of rheumatism and arthritis. Anti-inflammatories help to reduce this effect.

Dandelion is also believed to stimulate the flow of bile from the gall bladder to the duodenum, and help promote the digestion of fats and oils, thus alleviating many of the digestive problems associated with a fatty diet. This also appears to have the effect of stimulating the appetite, and dandelion juice is frequently drunk before a meal for these reasons. It is believed to help bladder and kidney stones, and also helps to alleviate infections of the urinary tract.

Although dandelion is normally safe to take, those with problems associated with the bile ducts should not take it, and if you are already on diuretic drugs, or any medicines designed to lower your blood pressure, you should stay clear of dandelion extract. The same is true if you are taking lithium for manic depression since some of the components of dandelion juice can exaggerate the side effects. It is also recommended that diabetics do not use dandelion extract, and neither should anyone on blood thinning drugs such as Coumadin, or any other form of warfarin.

Although dandelion can be a very effective natural remedy for many conditions, you should always refer to your physician before taking it, since it could interfere with any medications you are currently taking. Your doctor might also be aware of certain medical conditions you have that, while you are not being treated for, could deteriorate in the presence of one of the constituents of dandelion extract.

Although all of this could suggest that dandelion is dangerous to take, in fact what it indicates is that it is very effective against many conditions, and that taking it could lead to the effects of an overdose of the treatment you are already on. Had it not so many contra-indications, dandelion wouldn’t be as effective at doing what it does.

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66 Responses

  1. ange Says:

    i have had my gall bladder removed , is still okay to drink dandelion tea. as i could never see myself giving it up .

  2. Ruth Says:

    Dear Ange,

    Thank you for writing! First, I apologize profusely for not replying promptly. I appreciate you and your question and would like to respond.

    Any dandelion root beverage is good for you! Dandelions are food. My 81-year-old mother had her gall bladder removed about 30 years ago. She’s very healthy. Dandelions in any form agree with her completely.

    Just for you to be sure, you can start slowly, say a half a cup or a cup day, and go from there to drink as much you want that agrees with you.

    Anybody else out there who would like to comment? Thanks!

    Sincerely yours,
    Ruth

  3. Rita Says:

    How often can you drink dandelion tea?I like to use it as a coffee substitute. Thank you, Rita

  4. Ruth Says:

    Hi, Rita! Thank you for writing! I appreciate your question.

    How often can you drink dandelion tea? Dandelion, a diuretic, increases the quantity of urine the body expels by promoting the excretion of salts & water (not increasing blood flow to the kidneys like caffeine) and is the only known naturally occurring potassium-sparing diuretic. Dandelion is also a super potassium source (containing more than bananas do). As a culinary plant, the fourth most nutritious on earth, dandelion is an exceptionally rich plant source of vitamin A, containing twenty-five times as much as tomato juice; only cod liver oil and beef liver have more. A healing herb, dandelion has, ounce for ounce, more calcium than milk. People can drink as much dandelion tea as they like! I do!

    I have dug the roots, roasted them until they were dry, chocolaty brown and crumbly, and ground them in a coffee grinder. I enjoy the coffee-like taste. A dandelion beverage makes a great coffee substitute, homemade or store-bought. Usually every day, I make dandelion tea of some sort. I especially like using the whole plant. It is very versatile.

    In addition to enjoying drinking dandelion tea, I enjoy eating dandelions. Daily! (I bought $50 worth of dandelion seeds and planted them. Rabbits and deer harvested most of the seedlings! This evening, as usual, we had a half dozen deer in the backyard along with the rabbits—we live next to a greenway. So I have learned to share, like by planting dandelions between a patch of thyme and rosemary. The animals seem to avoid grazing near fragrant herbs if I plant it other places around the backyard where they prefer to eat it.) I would love to hear back from you, Rita, how you find dandelion tea as a coffee substitute!

    Sincerely yours,
    Ruth

  5. Jackie Says:

    I was wondering if I take dandelion root, if it will hurt to also take cod liver oil or other omega 3 type supplements? Please let me know. I have started it just today. Am very excited. Also I see where it says dibetics shouldn’t use it. Do you know why this is?

  6. Ruth Says:

    Hi, Jackie! Thank you for writing! I am so glad to hear from you!

    That is a good question, about taking a natural, nutritional supplement with a natural, nutritional food – which is what dandelions are – and the answer:

    YES!!! My husband and I both have been taking fish oil and we also have been increasing our omega-3 intake. We bought golden purslane seeds and eat the plants, which are exceptionally high in omega-3 fatty acids.

    So, not only does is not hurt, it helps! Goodness on top of goodness!!!

    I’m going to research the diabetics part, as I don’t know off hand. Does anybody know? Thanks!

    Sincerely yours,
    Ruth

  7. Jackie Says:

    I just started Dandelion root in the capsule yesterday. When I woke today I could tell a difference in myself. That bloat I have been having in my tummy area for near 3 weeks is going down remarkably. I am thankful!!!!! Also, the pain when urinating seems to be lessening. I can NOT believe it.!!!!!.. The product I got from a local herb shop and a Dr. is called Natures Sunshine. He told me it is the best of the best and that it is completely organic and can not only be taken by capsule but you can break it open and make tea or scatter it on salad or food anything!! I was in SHOCK! I can already feel it though it seems odd. Also I have researched this like I said for days. :) Am pleased to the 10th power!!!!! Also, I ran across this incredible story on the net in my searching that I wanted to share. Here is the link ….. (www.rense.com/general74/DANDI.HTM)

    WOW! God’s given gift of life and we look over it like a common weed that has no meaning! Glory be to the angels! Wishing you Love love love love! Jackie

  8. Ruth Says:

    Thank you, Jackie! How wonderful to hear from you with such great news! And I love the George Cairns article that you gave the link for, about the use of dandelion that made his cancer go away, and the person whose immune system working again from using dandelion! Thank you again, Jackie! Write us again any time! We’ll always love to hear from you! Ruth

  9. Rissa Says:

    I would love more specific instructions. I have Palindromic Rheumatism and would like to know how I could use the dandelion to ease inflammation.

    When you say that you eat dandelions, do you mean as salad greens?

    To make the dandelion coffee, you say roast til brown, then grind. What temp and how long? Is that just roasting the root for coffee?

    To make tea, is that the dried leaves and flower steeped?

    I’m so excited! We have so many dandelions in our yard!

    Thank you for your time!

  10. Mrs Anne Brice Says:

    Can you please tell me if a Diabetic on Tablets and Insulin ( Lantus and Humalog and the Tablet Metformin) can drink Green Tea.
    Thank you
    Anne Brice.

  11. Climen Says:

    I’m currently taking coumadin. Is it safe to have 1 dandelion tea a day? How does dandelion affect coumadin?
    Climen

  12. Rose Marie Says:

    My uncle had prostate cancer back in Jamaica and his medical doctor who is a friend of my uncle, told him to go get him self some dandelion and take every day and that will take the cancer away, he did and now my uncle is cancer free. Thanks to dandelion.

  13. marge noble Says:

    I am taking metoprol 100 mgx2 daily and micardis 80 mg daily. Can I drink dandelion tea, and how often daily. thanks

  14. renata Says:

    Hi,

    i have only one question. Is there any differnet between roasted dandelion tea and just dandelion tea??
    thank you for your help

  15. Reena Says:

    I am researching this product as a means to detox my GI tract to help reduce bloating and constipation. What is the best “delivery” of this product for maximum absorption? Tea? Capsules? other? Thanks.

  16. Adriana Says:

    I do not drink dandelion tea but I drink dandelion coffee. In the UK dandelion coffee can be found in all major healthy food shops. I took it as I heard they call it “a liver tonic”, as my liver enzymes were increased, but it miraculously cleared my joint and bone pain and reduced my overall inflammation in my body. Soon after started taking it my chronic fatigue went away, I feel like a new person thanks to dandelion !

    I also heard someone has cleared cancer with using a plant from the dandelion family and this is chicory.

  17. Louise Says:

    My sister suffers with edema and has started to drink dandelion tea. How long will she see it working in regards to relieving excess water in legs?

  18. Alyce Says:

    Hi, I have been drinking roasted dandelion tea with chicory. it’s a BonVit brand. is there much of a difference between brands as far as getting the most out of the tea (nutritional benefits)??? If so what is a good quality brand that i could use. I heard it’s good for the skin? have you heard any stories of it helping with skin conditions such as pimples, acnes, ect….

    thanks ruth

    -Alyce

  19. karina d Says:

    i have 2 types of kidney disease fsgs and iga nephroathy. is this tea a good idea for me to take for the function of my kidney?

  20. Audrey Norman Says:

    Do you think dandelion would help an enlarged prostrate?

  21. Ryan Says:

    can a person benefit from brewing tea using fresh flowers? it tastes good to me and certaintly is easy! I drop flowers in near boiling water, turn off the heat and wait.

  22. Marta Says:

    Hello,

    Just wondering about the dandelion tea for a pregnant woman that has a rash known as PUPPS, very itchy and nasty. I have read that this could help, but I’m worried about side effects for my baby.
    Thanks a lot.

  23. NICOLE NGUYEN Says:

    DEAR RUTH!
    I JUST HEARD ABOUT DANDELION, AND REALLY INTERESTING TO TAKE NATURAL STUFF TO HELP MY BODY.I HAVE COUPLE QUESTIONS: HOW OLD CAN I START TO DRINK DANDELION TEA? HOW MUCH SHOULD I TAKE?
    DOES IT REALLY CLEAR YOUR SKIN CONDITION? MY NEPHEW HAS REALLY BAD SKIN ,WILL DANDELION CLEAR IT UP?
    PLEASE HELP US FIND OUT.
    THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

  24. joyce gustafson Says:

    Could you please tell me does dandelion tea work to help ease acid reflux problems. Also, I take Ziac (the generic form for high blood pressure) is drinking dandelion tea once a day okay? I usually drink it at night before bedtime and I can feel a lot of activity in my stomach after a hour or so of drinking it, is this normal? Pls. reply thank you. Joyce

  25. Holly Says:

    I have just recently been turned on to Dandelion tea from a friend who recommended it for the mild Rosacea I have. I wanted to ease into it so for about 4 weeks I drank it about every other day and I saw a difference within the first few days! It was truly amazing. The dermatologist cream I had used before barely did anything compared to this wonderful creation. I bought a Traditional Medicines box of the root tea and it suggested that there be a break from taking the tea after 4-6 weeks. Do you agree with that? Do you have an idea as to why they suggest that? It seems from what I have read on your page that you drink it very often without breaks? Correct me if I am wrong. I am leaving on a trip in a few weeks and want to start taking it again as soon as I can, but I want to make sure I have given it enough of a break (9 days so far).

    Thank you,
    Holly

  26. martha m. Says:

    i just started taking dandelion root caps. and i was wondering if i use it as a tea will it remove toxins from the body such as steet drugs and i have noticed a change in the bloating in my stomach and have been taking it for the first time today. i will much appreciated for your response to this question. thank you kindly!

  27. Ruth Says:

    Martha, Thanks for commenting!

    We haven’t heard of using dandelion capsules as a tea. Has anyone else? We would love to hear from you! Although I do not know from personal experience, I am familiar with the concept that dandelion, in any form, is famous for removing toxins. Ruth

  28. claire Says:

    Have IBS will dandelion tea help and how much should I drink in a day please.

  29. Dove Says:

    Hmm, I hope you’re right about being able to drink as much as ya’ want. I love my dandelion root tea. But I haven’t been drinking as much as I would like, because of what it says on the box. I’ve been drinking “Organic Roasted Dandelion Root” by Traditional Medicinals. On the box it says “When should I use it? Drink one cup prepared with one to two tea bags, three times daily for up to 4 to 6 weeks.”

    So I took that as meaning one should limit their intake after a time. Now I’m wanting to drink a lot more after reading your wonderfully elaborate article on it. What do you think about what it says on the box?

    Dove

  30. cordell schultz Says:

    i was wondering if i ate the leaf would it reduce THC levels

  31. Tami Says:

    What if I’m prediabetic. No insulin. I have been watching my blood sugar since an episode of gestational diabetes 4 years ago. I take no medications. I just watch my fruit intake and never eat sugars.

  32. dave Says:

    hi. i was wondering if you by any chance you knew any cure for eczema? ive been having dandelion tea and at first it helped lessen my eczema but now the dandelion tea is no longer helping and my eczema is worsening :( ive been to many doctors and all they prescribe is CORTISONE!!! but i am very agaisnt it. anyways, any help would be greatly appreciated. thank you very much

  33. Samir Says:

    Hi,I have 2questions I am diabetic I take lantus and regular I want to try Dandelion because it s spread in my backyard. But I read that I shouldn t. can you tell me what is the reason for me not to take it, I would appreciat it. Thank you very much.

  34. JA Says:

    Hi, I am taking medication at the moment. Will dandelion root tea affect the effect of the drugs I’m taking? Will your liver work harder if you combine other meds and dandelion root tea? please enlighten.

  35. Pat Says:

    I had a hysterectomy surgery nearly 2 years ago and during one of my scans, i was told that i have a gallstones developing. I have not has any symptoms of this over the last three years. The information i have read about dandelion states that if one has a condition, they need to speak to their medical Practitioner before taking dandelion? It there a connection between bile and gallstone? Can eat ot drink dandelion if i have a gall stones although not symptomatic?

  36. Jean Deschamps Says:

    Something amazing: Being French, i remembered last week how entire families in early spring go outside and pick young dendelion for a 100% natural salad, so I went to my backyard and made myself a salad, then i realized my lower back pain (close to chronic) was gone… I just thought it was a coincidence. This morning i woke up with a back pain again, and for lunch i decided to eat the rest of the dendelion in the refrigerator, nice salad with an egg, a little cheese and croutons…
    WITHIN MINUTES my back pain was gone again…
    for what it’s worth if YOUR back hurts, you should try it.

  37. Janette Says:

    HI I have type 2 diabetes for which I take metformin to keep under control.I notice here on this site you say diabetics should not take dandelion but all other sites seem to suggest dandelion is wonderful for diabetics Im so confused ???? HELP Thanks Janette

  38. Ruby Says:

    Hi there,
    I’m wondering whether I should be looking for dandelion root tea or dandelion leaf tea? Which has more nutritional benefits? Or perhaps I should be looking for a mixture of both?

    Thanks!
    Ruby.

  39. Tamiko Says:

    I want to start drinking dandelion tea to detox. I currently take a multivitamin and a fish oil pill. I am also anemic. Is this safe to take with my other supplements.

    Thanks,

  40. Ruth Says:

    Tamiko, dandelion helps normalize the composition of the blood. And the condition of anemia responds excellently to dandelion. Dandelion is often used to treat anemics due to its high mineral content, especially iron & zinc.

    Yes, dandelion tea is indeed safe – and good – for swallowing multivitamins and fish oil. I take my multivitamins & fish oil supplements with dandelion.

    Thank you for writing! Best wishes to you as you drink to your health! Ruth

  41. Jacinta Says:

    Hi there Ruth, have heard all these fascinating benefits about this dandelion tea, and will be becoming a ‘dande’ tea drinker very soon…just bought a packet! :)

    I have a question, is there any difference between dandelion tea and dandelion ROOT tea…?

    Thanks
    Jacinta

  42. Meg Says:

    I am hypothyroid. Will the dandelion tea interfere with my synthroid medicine?

  43. Darrow Says:

    I have been drinking dande tea for 3 weeks and it has been doing great things to and for my body.It helps with my all my bodily functions. I do take some things for to go pee and to keep the pressures down. I have an appointment to see the doc. and will see if I can thke the tea, because I do like the tea hot or cold. This is where I saw the dande tea thing and tried it. Thank you…

  44. Tiffany Says:

    Hi Ruth,

    I have experienced problems with my skin (acne)for as long as i can remember and was told that Dandelion root is a great way to expel my body of toxins and help clear up my skin, is that true?

    Thanks,

    Tiffany

  45. Nandy Says:

    My son has a kidney disease, he’s on the waiting list. He has high blood pressure. Would it be safe for me to give him dandelion tea. ?
    Thank you. Nandy

  46. Rebecca Says:

    I have high blood pressure, will taking the dandelion root capsule lower it the same as drinking the tea?

  47. Ruth Says:

    Thank you, Darrow! I’m glad you like to drink dandelion tea!
    I would like to hear what the doc said, and how you are now.
    Ruth

  48. Shae Says:

    Do I need to increase my water intake while drinking the tea? Also, if I’m taking iron pills will drinking the tea give me too much iron or could this have an adverse affect on my system?

  49. Crystal Says:

    I’ve heard a lot of great things about dandelion root tea. I started drinking 1-2 cups a day about a week 1/2 ago. I was feeling great at first and then 3 days ago I started to feel I might be getting a urinary tract infection (which I never get). First I had the feeling of urgency and then my urine turned red, looked like blood. Then the left side of my lower back and abdomen started aching. I didn’t drink the tea for 1 day and it completely went away. Last night I decided to try it again and within 1 hour it was back and VERY uncomfortable! This morning my urine is still red but definatly lessening. Have you heard of this happening to anyone else? Is my body detoxing?

    Thanks,

    Crystal

  50. Catherine Says:

    Can I drink dandelion tea after having a bile leak post operation its all sorted now but had to have a stent in bile duct this was in 2010 thank you

  51. Angie Says:

    Hi there,

    I just started drinking Dandelion tea,but was wondering if it mattered which form you take for dandelion – is it better to take capsules, drink tea, eat it, grind the root? And does it matter that the tea is roasted?

    Thanks,
    Angie

  52. Cheng Says:

    Dandelion has been Chinese medicine since thousands years ago. My father taught me when I was a kid, and he came from Luo Tien, Huang Kang, Hubei, China, a famous place of many good Chinese medicine doctor. My father said our ancestor was doctor of China Emperor, and Chin Dynasty King nominated one the best Chinese doctor in the country. Dandelion is a magic plant that has been proven for thousands years in China that can cure many more problems than mentioned here.

  53. Cheng Says:

    In general, fruit or vegetable is better to consume fresh, so are dandelion, tea, ..etc. However, due to two major practical reason, people do not have the luxury. The two reasons are storage and transportation. e.g. tea leaves needed to be stored and dried to have smaller size, and transport to far away before it is added water and consumed.

    Because, I have lots of dandelions in my front and backyard, I have the luxury to consume dandelion fresh. So, it comes even “the best time” to pick up, the dandelion flowers to drink and eat. In Chinese medicine, the best time of the day would be “noon” time, i.e. 11am to 1pm (or 12pm to 2pm day light saving time). Why? in that time period, the flowers open widest and most beautiful and has the best condition to pick up and consume.

    So, I just pick up 30 flowers for each cup and put water and microwave to heat up and drink like tea. and every day drink a few cups, as little as one cup, as many as 6 to 8 cups, and at the end, chew up the web flowers. My son is in Pharmacy, and his cup often add some sugar just like some people drink coffee with sugar, some don’t.

  54. Cheng Says:

    Keep in mind any soft drinks are very bad to your health, one cup a day can add you 10 lbs of weight each year, so what to drink at restaurant like Applebee’s we went tonight?

    We asked for “hot water” and brought our own bag of hundreds dandelion flower, and we put each cup 30 of them, and add lemon and some sugar. It taste so great and it is very healthy drinks, and free.

    We also brought some dandelion leaves, and when order salad, would add 50 leaves into the salad order, and eat them all; it taste great and with healthy ingredient … :-)

  55. celly Says:

    I would like to share my experience with danelion root tea. Ive been taking it for a month now, and OMG has it helped my long-time troubled skin. Ive suffered of acne for about 10 years now, gone through MANY many medications, doctors, dermatologists, long trips, chemical peels, over counter acne meds, creams, blood drawings, etc. its been a long journey until I came accross a good esthetician while getting a facial, she advised “take this tea, it will help you.” AND IT REALLY HAS, im down by about 80% in my overall acne, with only 2-3 breakouts in my entire body, inlcuding my back. I am thinking about sharing this experience with everyone who has struggled with acne.

  56. April Mae Says:

    Does Dandelion tea help with weight lost?

  57. Pamela Tewes Says:

    Hi,

    i would love to find the BonVit Dandelion / chicory root tea, but am having trouble. Do you know where I can get this tea (USA)

  58. Steva Says:

    Hello I took the Jillian michaels detox tea(1 bag roasted dandelion root tea 2 T lemon juice & 2T cranberry juice in 60 ounces water daily) for 5 days.I loved the results lost 3 lbs. and had a flatter tummy. the day after I stopped I was uncharacteristicly exhausted. That night and the next day horrible stomach pains. I also felt week when I went to the bathroom. Could this be due to the detox process? Or something else?

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  60. Nancy Says:

    I like to steep dandelion tea with a spicy cinnamon tea to make it tastier. Am I defeating the detox value with this combo?

  61. Grace Oakley Says:

    It works! I’ve seen major results in my GI tract in only 24 hours.

  62. Candice Says:

    It works, for lowering BP and lowering
    bad cholesterol, of course along with
    exercise and diet.

  63. Terri Says:

    I just recently heard about dandelion tea–Have heavy bloating from much water retention–It was suggested I drink this–make it iced with stevia and lemon–I prepare it with 4 bags in 2 quart picher, and drink it all day–how long before I notice a difference in how I feel?

  64. Molly Says:

    When you roast dandelion does this affect the nutrient/mineral content at all?

  65. Lisa Says:

    Hi.

    I am interested in knowing how well this tea works for bloating. I get very bloated and can gain up to 10 lbs in water weight gain during my cycle. Will it help me with this problem? I just retain a lot of water period.

    Also, how much tea can you drink per day? The box says up to 3 cups per day but does not specify for how long or if there is a limit to the amount you can drink.

    Thank you.

  66. magali boggio Says:

    my 28 year old son suffers from acid reflux, he takes nexium daily and from enuresis. will this tea be good for him and what brand should I buy? root? leaves? seeds?, thnks for any info

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