Benefits of Dandelions
Dandelions are full of vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, calcium and iron. As such, there are several health benefits that may be realized by using them in our products.
In addition, we have noted the following as it pertains to the benefits of dandelions and just a few of the main reasons why Bearded Billy Farm uses them as an ingredient in our goat feed mix, pet ice cream, soaps, lotion, balms and bath bombs:
The root is useful for the production of bacteria for a healthy gut.
Dandelions help to improve the health of your immune system and contain potent antioxidants. Molecules that help limit the effects of free radicals in the body as well as effective at killing cancer cells.
Dandelions have powerful anti-inflammatory properties that contain bioactive compounds such as polyphenols that fight inflammation. And with these bioactive compounds there are 2 strands that also aids in the regulation of blood sugar levels that helps to improve the absorption rate of glucose within muscle tissue, reduces cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, promotes a healthy liver, helps increase pancreatic secretions and helps expel waste more effectively.
Dandelions also have the amazing ability to act as a natural diuretic, to help shed water weight if the body has high blood pressure or just excess fluid retention.