DANDELION (Taraxacum officinale) – loose herb, herbal tea
T ‘n’ T Teas is a company run by qualified herbalists and natural therapists (and author of a forthcoming book on the subject of therapeutic herbs), using traditional remedies that have been handed down through the generations.
This offer is for a single herb ingredient, but contact us for a personalised consultation for herbal ingredient mixes that are tailored to your requirements. Contact us on our website, or through the eBay/Amazon messages.
Dandelion tea is the perfect choice for those with the above problems or those who lead relatively sedentary lifestyles and who experience discomfort associated with this, such as constipation, digestive disorders, indigestion, and general sluggishness and fatigue. Just one cup per day will yield noticeable results within the first few months.
Traditional therapeutic use
- Appetite stimulant.
- Facilitate liver function.
- Kidney- and gallstone dissolver – Dandelion is an ingredient of a treatment herbal tea mix for this condition – contact us for a personalised consultation.
- Vitamin C supplement (leaves contain twice as much as a lemon).
- Reduce high blood pressure.
- Improves metabolism.
- Dietary aid.
- The root is a sugar substitute for diabetics.
- Suitable as vitamin-based cancer prevention (rich in Vitamin A & C).
- Tea can be used as a vaginal rinse for fungal infections.
Possible side effects and interactions
Dandelion’s diuretic properties may speed up how fast medications may travel through your system and impacts how your liver breaks down medications thereby making some medications stronger and others weaker.
May increase the risk of bleeding so anyone on blood-thinning medication.
People who suffer hayfever-like allergies to dandelion flowers, such as camomile, chrysanthemums, daisies, marigold, ragweed or iodine.
Since many potassium elements are leaked during urinary incontinence, this needs to be replaced with fresh vegetables and bananas.
Our plants are harvested during particular seasons, times of the day and according to the lunar calendar to ensure the plants or parts of it have the highest nutritional value. For example, roots are picked on a waning moon. Once harvested, they are packaged by hand because we try to avoid using metal equipment and utensils that could reduce the beneficial properties of the plant.
Because these products do contain active ingredients, please ensure that you do not exceed the recommended doses and if in any doubt, or if you experience any side effects – however slight – please consult your doctor or healthcare professional.