Natural Remedy: Dandelion Root and Leaves to Detox Joints and Relieve Pain

Dandelion is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, edible in its entirety. It is native to Eurasia and North America, but found as commonplace wild flowers worldwide. Dandelion is a natural remedy for many diseases. In folk medicine is used to strengthen the body and spring cleaning for the blood. It improves the function of the stomach, improves metabolism, increases breast milk, and reduces cholesterol. Persons with fragile health are advised to eat salad of fresh leaves and roots of dandelion. This salad cleanses the blood, improves the blood count and cleanses the body of accumulated toxins. This kind of cleansing the body offers rheumatic pains relieve and disappearance of many skin diseases that are caused by the toxins in the body. The root and leaves of dandelion are used in the treatment of diseases of the liver and gallbladder, to treat gallstones, jaundice and constipation.

Dandelion Root

Folk medicine recommends a tincture of dandelion that purifies the body from toxins that are accumulated in the joints, prevents arthritis and inflammations, heals damaged cells from free radicals and cleanses the body of pesticides in food.

Here is how to prepare it in the comfort of your own home:

Fill 1 kg jar with finely chopped: roots, leaves, stems and flowers of dandelion and pour 500 ml of 70 % alcohol. Close it well and let it sit for 10 days at room temperature with occasional stirring. After 10 days, strain and squeeze the herbs through gauze so the liquid comes out.


Children drink 10 and adults 20 drops from this tincture in a glass of milk, once a day, in the morning before breakfast. You can take this tincture in drops for longer period of time.

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