Taraxacum officinale or Dandelion is a member of the Asteraceae family. This common, often over looked herb is a powerhouse of waste removal. The leaf is indicated for the kidneys but what’s interesting is that as it’s so high in potassium itself, when it works as a diuretic it doesn’t deplete the body of its natural potassium sources – like other diuretics.
The root on the other hand works on the liver and stimulates the digestive system. It is indicated for all liver issues, gall-bladder inflammation, gallstones and dyspepsia. Its detoxification ability is important for all skin and inflammatory issues and if you’re suffering with eczema, acne or arthritis it’s going to a be a sunny little friend you’ll want to get to know better.