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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)
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