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Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) has been a staple in the traditional medicines of Russia, India, China, Turkey, North America, and Mexico for centuries. Commonly associated with its diuretic properties, dandelion root is believed to support kidney function and promote urine production, aiding in the elimination of excess fluids from the body.

Whether you see it as a wish-upon flower or a weed to banish from your lawn, the humble dandelion offers more than meets the eye. Every part of the dandelion plant is edible, with high-end restaurants using the greens in salads, home aficionados making wine from the flowers, and companies making a coffee substitute from the roots.

Dandelions boast a full array of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, including vitamins A, C, and K, iron, calcium, and potassium. Some people use it for digestive issues, as it’s believed to support healthy digestion and liver function.

Dandelion Root with benefits

Research has found it to have positive effects on:

The benefits of dandelion are different for each individual based on the unique needs of their systems. Finding a good, quality supplement that delivers what is promised on the label isn’t easy. To find our recommendation, visit The Wellness Way store.

A bottle of The Wellness Way's Dandelion Root herbal tincture

Your body is like a finely tuned Swiss watch, with each gear affecting all the others. For more information or to get tested, contact a Wellness Way clinic. We’ll help you understand how your body is currently functioning and the best ways to support it!

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Disclaimer: This content is for educational purposes only. It’s not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your Wellness Way clinic or personal physician, especially if currently taking prescription or over-the-counter medications. Pregnant women, in particular, should seek the advice of a physician before trying any herb or supplement listed on this website. Always speak with your individual clinic before adding any medication, herb, or nutritional supplement to your health protocol. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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