Cleansing treatment of dandelion

The dandelion It is one of the most depurative and diuretic medicinal plants that exist, so it becomes an ideal natural option when we want to purify our body and eliminate the various toxins that have accumulated in it, while helping both the liver as to the kidneys to better perform their different and different functions. We could say that we have a plant that we can easily distinguish and see in many gardens, easily finding it if we know how to recognize it: in addition to its characteristic golden yellow flowers, we can mention its stem, with white strands that fly away when we blow them or when the wind blows them.

When we want to purify our liver and also purify our kidneys naturally and effectively, helping these organs to perform their functions better, there is no doubt that we can find in the dandelion a perfect ally, thanks to its very few side effects, and yet to its great depurative power. An especially useful and simple option when enjoying the different qualities of this wonderful medicinal plant, also known popularly with the name of bitter chicory, is to elaborate a infusion of dandelion, infusing the equivalent of a cup of water and a spoonful of fresh or dried dandelion for 5 minutes.

On the other hand, if your goal is to purify your body, liver and kidneys another equally useful, beneficial and simple option is to perform the well-known cures dandelion (Also named as a cleansing treatment for dandelion), very easy to follow and perform. We explain what it is

What is the cure of dandelion and what does it consist of?

The cure of dandelion consists of choosing to consume the infusion of dandelion 3 times a day for 1 month (maximum 2 months), as a way to enjoy the different diuretic and depurative qualities of this wonderful plant. Of course, so that the results are optimal, and ultimately what we expect, it is essential to accompany the depurative treatment of dandelion with a cleansing diet, as well as follow certain health habits and basic tips.

How to make the depurative treatment of dandelion

First of all we must know how to make the infusion of dandelion. For this you need 1 cup of water and 1 spoonful of dandelion (fresh or dried). To make the infusion you must boil the equivalent of a cup of water in a saucepan, and when it reaches boiling point add the dandelion, boiling for 3 minutes. After this time turn off the heat, cover and let stand 5 minutes. To finish you should strain the drink.

Once we have learned to make the infusion, to follow the cure of dandelion you must take 3 cups of dandelion infusion every day, spread over breakfast (fasting), lunch and at night. It is best to take this infusion half an hour before each meal, and Keep this cure for at least 1 month (up to a maximum of 2)

Tips to follow during the cure of dandelion

  • Follow a cleansing and detoxifying diet: opt for foods such as fruits rich in fiber and vitamin C (such as oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, strawberries and kiwis), vegetables such as carrots, beets and celery, as well as other foods such as celery.
  • Drink a lot of water: especially between meals, preferably between 1.5 to 2 liters of water. If you wish you can also opt for diuretic infusions.
  • Avoid certain drinks and foods: such as coffee, fatty meats and sausages, fried foods, white flours, refined sugars, whole milk products, foods rich in trans fats or hydrogenated and alcoholic beverages.

Benefits of depurative healing

  • Detoxifier: thanks to the depurative benefits of dandelion, the cure helps to eliminate the different toxins accumulated in our body over time.
  • Diuretics: in addition to helping against the accumulation of toxins it also helps regulate diuresis, avoiding, treating or preventing fluid retention.
  • Excellent for the liver: it is especially useful in case of inflammation of the liver, as well as inflammation of the gallbladder. It is excellent hepatic depurative, very advisable in case of fatty liver.

Precautions and contraindications to consider

Follow-up of this cure is not advised in case of:

  • Stones in the kidney and / or gallbladder.
  • Stomach ulcer.
  • Heartburn.
  • Consumption of potassium and lithium medications.
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • People who are weak or lack energy
  • Children.

Images | David Long / John Tann This article is published for informational purposes only.It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor.

Benefits of Dandelion (October 2020)