Dandelion tea benefits might surprise you. You might think this is just a simple weed lying around on your lawn or in your garden. If you are a gardener, you might find annoying constantly have to be weed out.
My Mom has been making dandelion tea for my Dad daily. This peeked my interest. Isn’t it just a weed. Can we really use dandelion to make tea? I did try the tea. It can be quite bitter. When I was at the grocery store shopping for groceries, I did find this in the tea aisle.
Dandelion tea has many benefits:
- It helps to reduce the amount of water your body holds onto such as feeling bloated. It helps your body to remove by increasing urine output.
- Tea helps with liver health by increasing the movement of bile. Therefore, it helps to remove toxins. Improve issue with eye and skin.
- You can replace coffee with dandelion tea. However, it really depends how much of a coffee lover are you? You can grow your own. If you want to grow on your own or in your garden. It is best if you buy a plant from a market or places where they sell plants. Do not take the wild ones from your lawn. Or buy dandelion tea from the store.
After you have grown a dandelion plant in your garden, try to make dandelion tea:
- Firstly, you wash the leaves.
- Once the leaves are cleaned without any dirt. You can put them in the sun to dried it out.
- After the leaves are very dehydrated.
- You can roast the leaves in a pan.
- Turn on medium heat. After the pan is hot, you can put in the dandelion leaves.
- Stir constantly to prevent burning.
- Let it roast for twenty minutes to half an hour. Then, turn off the heat.
If you have any of the above issues, you can take out the leaves and add hot water to make tea. You can add honey if the tea is too bitter.
My Mom had some swelling in her joints; she has arthritis swelling of the joints. After having some dandelion tea for three or four weeks, she noticed one of her joints the swelling is gone. Dandelion tea is definitely a very useful tea with many benefits.