Organic Dandelion Root & Elderberry

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Roots and Berries blend Dandelion & Elderberry has a range of health benefits including reducing symptoms of the flu and common cold. These two herbs work well together
Dandelion has been shown to be useful for:

  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Inflammation
  • Detoxing the body
  • Common cold

Dandelion is a good source of:

  • Beta-carotene
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Zinc

Dandelion is also an excellent source of Vitamin A. Studies have shown that Vitamin A may lower the risk of conditions like cataracts, diarrhoea, measles, and breast cancer (always consult a licensed doctor or herbalist if on medication of pregnant).

Dandelion (Taraxacum Officinale) is a plant native to Asia, Europe and North America. The name Dandelion originates from the French term “dent de lion” meaning lion’s tooth. The plant was savoured by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, prized for its extensive history of various culinary and medicinal uses.

Elderberries have been used traditionally for the Immune system , coughs, colds, flu, bacterial infections, viral infections, tonsillitis, lower cholesterol, improved vision and heart health.

Roots and Berries can be prepared in a pot or a teapot for best results but tea bags work well too.

All Herbal Infusions include unbleached, plastic free tea bags

Eco-Friendly: Our tubes are 100% recyclable (cardboard) also our block bags and inner packets are 100% home compostable and biodegradable to EN13432 standards (made from vegetable starch)

 

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How to use

Dandelion root can be made into a tea.

To make a tea:
1. Use a ratio of 1-2 tsp of Dandelion root to 1 cup (250ml) of water.
2. Add herbs and water to a pot and bring to a boil.
3. Cover and allow to sit for 10-15 mins then strain and serve. Have 2-3 cups daily.
4. You can add citrus and natural sweeteners, we do not recommend sugar.

Nutritional information

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Herb profile

This is for information purposes only.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale, Leotodon taraxacum)

Other Names
Blowball, Canker Wort, Irish Daisy, Lion's Tooth, Puffball, Wild Endive

Properties
Diuretic, tonic and slightly aperient, mild laxative.

Uses
Anemia, Constipation, Gallstones. Kidney and liver disorders, cirrhosis, hepatitis and liver disease. Encourages normal digestion

Dandelion is a diuretic, tonic and slightly aperient. It is a general stimulant to the system, but especially to the urinary organs, and is chiefly used in kidney and liver disorders.

Dandelion has been used for traditionally to treat jaundice and the yellowing of the skin that comes with liver dysfunction, cirrhosis, hepatitis and liver disease. Modern naturopathic physicians use dandelion to detoxify the liver and reduce the side effects of prescription medications.

liver function isn't the only use of this nutritious plant. It is also used to treat infections, swelling, water retention, breast problems, gallbladder problems, pnuemonia and viruses. Studies have shown that dandelion stimulates bile flow and has a mild diuretic effect.

Aja Nova Organic makes no medicinal claims about our herbal products.

Always check with a licensed herbalist or practitioner/doctor when using herbal supplements for specific issues or if on medication or pregnant.

weight

100g, 50g

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