Standardized: Dandelion root
Dandelion root extract capsules are made from Taraxacum officinale and has a rich history in its use in traditional medicine. Traditional uses of the dandelion ranged from promoting better digestion to healing the liver. It is also used to strengthen bones & promotes skin health
1. May inhibit cancer cells – The anticancer reputation is due to its ability to induce apoptosis, according to a 2016 report published in the Oncotarget journal (Pamela Ovadje et al.). Apoptosis is a process by which cells recycle themselves, which allows cells with damaged proteins to be rebuilt as new cells; this is critical to stopping the proliferation of cancer cells in the body. The dandelion root extract has been shown to be effective at slowing the growth of pancreatic cancer cells, as well as leukemia and melanoma, through stimulated apoptosis. read article here
2. Reduces cholesterol
3. Rich in antioxidants
4. Supports liver health – In traditional medicine, dandelion root is a popular tonic for liver damage. It is rich in iron, vitamin A, and calcium, all of which are key to liver health. This root is thought to promote increased bile production, while also cleansing the liver and gallbladder. Modern studies suggest that dandelion root may actually prevent liver fibrosis due to the inhalation of carbon tetrachloride. It may also help prevent alcohol-related damage to the liver. Read article here
5. Fights bacteria
6. Strengthens bones
7. Promotes skin health
8. Aids digestion – Dandelion root has a slight laxative effect and is recommended to help digestion after meals. It may also encourage the growth of a healthy gut biodome. It also aids the digestion of rich, fatty foods by stimulating the production of stomach acid and bile. It is used to increase appetite, reduce gas, and relieve constipation.
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We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using Dandelion root extract capsules, particularly if you are on any medications, pregnant, nursing or having medical procedures.
Dandelion is high in vitamin K, which may impact blood clotting. If you’re taking Warfarin or another blood thinner, you need to discuss with your doctor before considering consuming as a supplement.
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