Jamaican Dandelion Plant

by John
(poestenkill, ny, us)

The Jamaican Dandelion

The Jamaican Dandelion

QUESTION:

I need a picture of a Jamaican dandelion? Please

ANSWER: May-26-2009 by Wellesley Gayle




Hi John,

Please see the picture above.

Dandelion (Cassia Occidentailis) has been used for medicinal purposes since the 10th century and has proven value as a diuretic (flushing excess water from the body).

It also promotes the flow of bile and stimulates the appetite. Dandelion juice once enjoyed considerable popularity as a diuretic, laxative and remedy for rheumatism. In folk medicine, dandelion is also used as a remedy for haemorrhoids, gout, rheumatism, eczema, other skin conditions, and diabetes. (JamaicaGleaner.com)

Hope that helps.
Stay in touch John.


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Nov 06, 2014
makes great tea!
by: Wellesley

I've been drinking the team of the parched sead for a while for my 'slipped disc' in my back as well.

I don't always drink it black (like coffee), I also add my Lasco and honey :-)

Nov 06, 2014
Dandlelion Tea
by: Anonymous

The Jamaica Dandlelion is very dood for all different types of health problemsfrom the leaves
the beans.roots and the bark can be used for tea.

Dec 01, 2010
picture of dadelion plant
by: Anonymous

i need to see what it can do for my health

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