Scientists from the University of Windsor, Canada claim that dandelion is 100 times more effective than chemotherapy. People have used dandelion for ages because of its benefits but many are unaware that dandelion root can help patients with cancer. Scientists discovered that the plant works better than chemo since chemo kills all cells while dandelion only kills cancer cells.
Dandelion tea has many benefits: it cleanses the kidney, fights against allergies, and reduces cholesterol levels. Dandelion is also rich in vitamin B6, vitamin C, iron, potassium, folic acid and magnesium.
The Miraculous Dandelion Tea
The Chemistry & Biochemistry department from the University of Windsor is giving cancer patients new hope. Their research shows that dandelion root destroys cancer cell without harming the healthy cells.
John Di Carlo is a 72-year old man who survived cancer thanks to dandelion tea. He was diagnosed with cancer and he did 3 years of aggressive chemotherapy treatments. After 3 years of chemo, doctors let him go home to spend his last days with his family. Someone advised John to try dandelion tea. After 4 months of drinking dandelion root tea, John’s cancer was in remission.
How to Pick and Prepare Dandelion Root?
Spring and fall are the best seasons for picking dandelion. Clean and chop the dandelion root and leave it to dry. You need to let the root dry for at least 14 days. Keep the dried root in jars in dark and dry places. You can keep the dried root for 1 year.
How to Prepare Dandelion Root Tea?
Bring 1 quart of water to boil in a saucepan.
Chop 1/2 to 2 teaspoons dried root.
Place the root pieces in the saucepan, and leave the water at a boil for 5 to 10 minutes.
Set a strainer over a teapot, and pour the infused liquid into the pot. Discard the root pieces.
Always look for dandelions in non-polluted fields, away from roads and urban areas.
If you are allergic to ragweed or similar plants you may also be allergic to dandelion. Therefore it is always better to check first with your doctor.
Before start using alternative medicine, consult your doctor!