Dandelion tea is the newest way to beat cancer. The known medical benefits of dandelion goes back to as far as 900 AD that too panning across several cultures. Being rich in vitamins A, C and D aside from containing significant portions of zinc, iron, potassium and magnesium, both its roots and leaves have proven medical benefits. In fact, the dandelion contains more beta-carotene than carrots per serving.
You can use two parts of the dandelion, the roots and the leaves, and each has its own unique use. Traditionally used in alternative medicine, the dandelion tea helps to reduce symptoms of many ailments such as diabetes, bloating and liver dysfunction. It can even be used as salad greens or even cooked greens. But the latest buzz, the dandelion coffee, basically a tea made from the roasted dandelion root works best to treat liver problems, while the leaf to kidney related issues.
Did you know than dandelion tea, basically made by roasting its roots, is actually more effective than chemotherapy as it disintegrates the cancer cells within 48 hours and prevents the healthy cells from being attacked.
The medical properties of the dandelion leaf have been known for ages, but it is only now that the magical advantage of the root has come to fore as a cancer treating agent.
By not only killing the cancer cells but also prevents the healthy ones from being affected, scientists are showing great faith in the function of the dandelion root as an alternative to chemotherapy. The claims have been backed by the University of Windsor in Canada conducted study at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, where the results have given hope to cancer patients across the globe. It was found that the dandelion root kills cancer cells effectively without any adverse effect on the healthy cells of the body.
The study concluded that a prolonged treatment using the roots of this herb can destroy most cancer cells, and due to the result, the team behind the research garnered great support to further their study on this magical herb.
A gentleman by the name of John DiCarlo, age 72, who is being treated for cancer for the past three years, experienced the healing properties of the root of dandelion.
By way of alternative therapy, he would drink the dandelion root tea, and surprisingly in just four months time he underwent remission.