China Dandelion Extract
Latin Name: Taraxacum Mongolicum Hand.-Mazz
Botany: Dandelion is a common meadow herb of the Asteraceae or
sunflower family.The perennial dandelion???s grows freely wherever
it can find a bit of earth and a place in the underground.
Used part: Root and aerial parts.
Appearance: Yellowish brown to brown powder
Main Constituent: Flavonoids.
Molecular Formula: C29H30O16.
Molecular Weight: 610.51.
Specsification: 20% Flavonoids; 10:1
Dandelion extract is used to treat liver and gallbladder
obstructions, improve liver function, promote bile production and
as a diuretic.
1. Correcting Liver Function:
Dandelion extract is used in inflammation and congestion of liver.
As one of the most effective detoxifying herbs, it acts by
filtering toxins and wastes from the bloodstream, the gallbladder,
the liver and the kidneys. It stimulates bile production, and helps
the body get rid of excess water produced by the diseased liver.
Dandelion successfully treats hepatitis, liver swelling, jaundice
and indigestion in those with inadequate bile secretion. 5 It is
also used in the early stages of liver cirrhosis such as alcoholic
Extract of dandelion, flavonoids can double the flow of bile. This
is critical in the process of toxin elimination, because bile flow
is a natural secretion essential to transporting toxins from the
liver to the intestines, where they are shuttled out of the
body.Its cholagogue effect is useful for liver and gall bladder
inflammation , eliminate gallstones and congestion, as well as
Extract of dandelion leaves is a powerful diuretic. In fact, the
leaves are so rich in this mineral that they function as a
potassium supplement. This diuretic action is responsible for the
dandelion's use as a treatment for high blood pressure