This plant is neglected, that was commonly considered weeds, has many medicinal properties, but it must only pick on clean hills, away from roads and pollution.
While our grandmothers rules syrups of flowers dandelions knowing that contains many medicinal substances, what certainly did not know is that dandelion root may help cancer patients. Scientists are, in fact, found that the root of this plant works "better" than chemotherapy because it "kills" all the cells, and dandelion root only ones that are affected by cancer.
In addition to what has diuretic properties, stimulates the secretion of bile, cleanses the liver, helps with allergies and reduces cholesterol. It contains very important vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B6, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin C, iron, calcium, potassium, folic acid and magnesium.
It contains up to five times more than the required daily intake of vitamin K and about 110 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A. These are all facts about this plant known for years. But recent studies have cast a completely new light on the dandelion.
At the University of Windsor in Canada conducted the initial research at the department of chemistry and biochemistry, and the results provide new hope to cancer patients. They found that dandelion root effectively "kills" the cells affected by cancer with no harmful effects on other cells in the body, it was announced at the "Natural News".
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Dandelion tea works on the affected cells in a way that they disintegrate within 48 hours, and during that time no new healthy cells in the body are "sick", according to a survey. It was concluded that continuous treatments root of the dandelion can destroy the most cancer-affected cells in patients, and because of these unexpected results, the research team has received additional support to continue research of this miraculous plant.
John Di Carlo, 72-year-old who is personally convinced of the healing properties of dandelion, underwent intensive and "aggressive" treatments of chemotherapy to fight the cancer, but the treatment was three years before the doctors left the house to carry out "last days "with their loved ones. Given the fact that the doctors had fewer alternatives in finding functional solutions in the fight against his illness, he proposed to drink tea from dandelion root as a last straw. After only four months, according to "Natural News", this man has experienced disease remission (partial or complete regression of)!
How to get dandelion root?
Dandelion root is harvested in the fall or spring, when all the energy contained in the root. It is best to get it when there are yellow flowers. Dandelion, dandelion root should be removed from the ground. Use a small shovel to dig and gently remove ground around the roots. Make sure the roots remain intact, and that does not lose the healing liquid that is hidden in it.
Root should be removed at the clean places, which are not treated with various chemicals, and when you remove roots focus your attention on the large and powerful plants.
How to store dandelion root?
As a remedy, dandelion root is used fresh and dried. If we want to keep dandelion root, dry is required. Before drying, roots should be carefully peel and cut into equal, smaller pieces. After that dandelion root need to be dried in the open air. Spread dandelion root on the surface, in a cool dry place with good ventilation.
The root will be dried in the period 3-14 days, and you will know that is dried when becomes brittle under your fingers. Dry dandelion root reserves healing properties up to a year, with storage in glass jars, in a cool and dark place.