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Dandelion: The dandelion is an edible plant with leaves and greens that are a good source of vitamin A and potassium can be cooked or added to salads. Dandelion leaves and roots are available as supplements or can be made into a tea.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Dandelion

Adequate amounts of Dandelion are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Dandelion

Adequate amounts of Dandelion are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

  • Poor digestion
  • Improved liver function

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Dandelion

Excessive intake of Dandelion may involve the following risks:

  • Gastrointestinal upset
  • Diarrhea
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Unsafe for people with gallbladder or bile duct problems
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Dandelion: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Dandelion) include:

  • Lion's tooth
  • Blowball
  • Taraxacum officinale

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