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The Power of Herbs for Preppers Series “Dandelion”












Dandelion
is also another amazing herb for preppers. Firstly it is a powerful blood
purifier and will also detox the body of toxins and neurotoxins. It is also considered
as a herbal bitter. This herb works great with licorice root because dandelion
will purify and detox and then licorice root will begin the healing
process.  Dandelion contains 28 parts of
sodium, the natural  nutrient salts act
as a purifying agent for the blood by also neutralizing the acids in the blood.



Read our other Post “Dandelion Weed or Medicine”
Some Uses:
as a blood purifier, to increase urine flow(diuretic), to help maintain a
healthy liver and prevent skin diseases, scurvy, scrofula, and eczema. It is
also good for kidney troubles, diabetes, dropsy or inflammation of the bowels
and fever.
It is also
good for the pancreas helping out with diabetic problems of the impurities
within the pancreas thus aiding to maintain healthy insulin levels and
production. it also increases the activity in the liver pancreas, and spleen
overall, promoting bile production as another purifying agent for all the lower
abdominal organs.
The Roasted
roots of a fresh dandelion plant make a good substitute for coffee for
Rheumatism and dyspepsia.
Dosing: adults
take one capsule (500mg.) 3 times daily.
Preparations:
Tea, Concoction, Tonic, Tincture, Syrup, Extract, juice
Dandelion
Tea Instructions:
take 1 tablespoon of dried dandelion Leaves in 8 ounces of
boiling water, let steep for 4-5 minutes stain and drink no milk or sugar of
any kind.
Precautions:
none, however some herbalists say people with gallstones or biliary
obstructions should take under a doctors supervision because the herb
stimulates bile production; also a few hypersensitive people might notice some
gastric upset or dermatitis.  do not eat
dandelions that have been treated with herbicides.
Dandelion
Juice Recipe:
1 handful
of dandelion greens
½ handfull
of chichory
2 red
delicious apples

Instructions:
Juice all greens then follow with apples seeds cores and skins drink 6 ounces 2
times a day.