There are endless benefits of dandelion root tea, and it's currently my favorite thing to drink both in the morning and during the day. It's a great spring cleanse, but it's of course beneficial any time of the year.
I will share with you all the benefits of dandelion root tea, this wonderful coffee substitute that is both delicious and healthy.
The benefits of dandelion root tea
-First of all dandelion is great at supporting your liver. Your liver does A LOT and needs all the help it can get.
-Dandelion supports the gallbladder, as well as a lot or other organs in the body.
-Dandelion improves digestion.
-The root of dandelion tones the organs of your body.
-Dandelion root is high in iron, magnesium, protein, phosphorus, aluminum and much much more!
-Some people call dandelion the elixir of long life as it brings you vitality and makes you strong.
-The root of dandelion can help with different ailments, such as cancer, heart and lung problems, digestive problems and painful joints.
-Dandelion likes the ladies! It nourishes the breasts, ovaries and uterus.
-Dandelion root helps you pee. It also heals kidney and urinary problems. Make sure not to drink too much dandelion tea before going to bed at night!
-Dandelion helps you sleep. I've found myself feeling very sleepy after a little more than a cup of dandelion root tea.
There is more
There are a lot of benefits of dandelion root tea, even more than what I've listed here. There's just too many to go into in one article. It's amazing that this plant that is hated by so many has such powerful medicine.
The healing coffee substitute
One thing that might interest you, is that roasted dandelion root tea is an excellent coffee substitute. It actually heals the liver from the damages caused by caffeine, and it taste a lot like coffee. Some people like to combine dandelion root with chicory root.
But if you feel that you need to reduce your daily intake of coffee, then drinking roasted dandelion root tea (or dandelion coffee) is a great way to do it.
How to make dandelion root tea. My favorite recipe.
Like I mentioned earlier, my favorite way to take dandelion root is to roast it and drink it as tea. It taste delicious. I recommend to make your own tea out of the root because you'll get a lot more of the health benefits than if you just used the tea bags.
I share a step by step recipe here: How to Make Dandelion Tea.
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