Dandelion roots contain inulin carbohydrate (25-30%), as well as approximately 10-15% of various protein substances, plus tannins and fatty oil. In the roots of this glorious plant, sterols, organic acids, potassium and calcium salts, various resins and mucous substances are also found. If you collect dandelion roots in the autumn, they will also contain about 15% of sugars.
If a person has decreased or no appetite at all, it is necessary to prepare an infusion of dandelion root: pour 2 teaspoons of well-ground dandelion root with 1 cup of boiled cold water, after infusing for at least 8 hours. Take the medicine 4 times a day before meals, 1/4 cup of infusion.
If a person suffers from anemia or vitamin deficiency, a dandelion can also come to his aid: 1 teaspoon of the roots and leaves of a dandelion is poured with 1 glass of boiling water, after which everything is infused for about 1-2 hours in a carefully wrapped bowl. Next, the infusion must be thoroughly filtered and taken 3-4 times a day for 20 minutes before eating 1/4 cup.
To improve metabolism, as well as for various blood diseases, the following infusion is prepared: 1 tablespoon of well-ground dandelion roots must be filled with 1 cup of boiling water, after which the vessel with infusion should be well wrapped and insisted for one to two hours. Next, the infusion should be filtered and consumed 3-4 times a day about 30 minutes before meals, 1/4 cup.
In cases of constipation, a powder is prepared from dandelion roots as a good laxative, namely, the roots are carefully ground in a coffee grinder to obtain a powder. Powder from the roots of dandelion is taken 3 times a day for 1/2 teaspoon.