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Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.

Medicinal Use: Stimulates gallbladder and liver function; stimulates general digestion; leaf has a diuretic effect for edema; constipation; chronic skin problems.

Parts Used: Root and leaf

Form Used: Tea, tincture, capsule, tablet

Potential Side Effects: Diarrhea; do not use if gallstones are present.

Comments: It's an excellent liver tonic.

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