Dandelion acts as an alterative and general tonic to the digestive organs and improves appetite and digestion. It is a mild-acting cleanser and decongestant to the liver and gallbladder, enhances bile flow,and promotes regularity of bowel movements. It also acts as a gentle diuretic and kidney cleanser.
The root of Dandelion helps to treat irregular metabolism, liver congestion, bile duct obstruction or deficient bile secretion, Chronic dyspepsia and indigestion. Useful with chronic constipation. Many maladies associated with liver derangements can benefit from Dandelion (especially arthritis, gout and skin disorders).
Large doses may produce colic in cases of gallstones or obstruction of bile ducts or intestines.