Jamaican Dandelion Plant
(poestenkill, ny, us)
The Jamaican Dandelion
I need a picture of a Jamaican dandelion? Please
ANSWER: May-26-2009 by Wellesley Gayle
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.
Our Jamaica Blog
And even more...Search Here
Thanks For Reading!
Like What You Just Read?
Please join me in my effort to share the beauty and uniqueness of Jamaica with the world. You can do so by sharing this insightful narrative on the social media of your choice and ask others to do the same (BELOW).
What's New? Here Are The Very Latest Articles I Added
Dec 13, 14 11:39 PM
We're spending our first visit ever in Jamacia. What's the Christmas like in Negril or anywhere on the Island? ANSWER: BY Wellesley Gayle Hello there
Dec 08, 14 10:53 PM
Looking for a cheap charter flight to Jamaica? Here is a list of the top ones from the USA, UK and Canada
Dec 08, 14 09:10 AM
Ever wanted to explore the fascinating Caribbean island of Cuba? Here is a great opportunity! My partner and friend Maura is offering two Jamaica to Cuba
Get Exclusive Updates & Tips!
You are also welcome to join my special friends list and receive exclusive updates (like this), tips, trivia and stories from lovers of Jamaica!
I'll Gift You A FREE COPY of my eBook, 101 Intriguing Facts About Jamaica - just for subscribing!
Just enter your email & name below:
Now, It's Your Turn! :-)
I'd like to hear from you, please click here to share your thoughts and opinions, right now.
Didn't find exactly what you were looking for?
Top Of Page
Click Here to do a quick search of the entire site