The dandelion is an exceptionally beneficial herb for kidney stones, bladder inflammation, spring fatigue, boils and a diseased liver.
It's very easy to make an extract from dandelions. Chop 2 tbsp of the herb's roots and leaves. Soak them in 2 cups (0.5 L) cold water and leave them for 5-8 hours. This is your extract. Take 1 cup of it before meals.
If you're suffering from painful and bleeding hemorrhoids, you can prepare the following remedy: Mix 3.5 oz of water pepper bunches and shepherd's purse with 2 oz of barberry roots, 2 oz mistletoe and 1 oz dandelion, valerian, yarrow and rose petals.
Stir the herbs together. Put a container with 2 1/2 cups (600 ml) water to boil. Pour in 2 tbsp of the herb mixture and boil for 2 min. Remove from the stove and let the mixture soak for an hour, then strain it.
Drink 1/3 cup of the remedy 6 times a day. Take it 15 min. before meals and 30 min. after. The following recipe is effective for chronic prostatitis: mix 3.5 oz of hazel roots and bunches of European goldenrod, 2 oz dandelion roots, elecampane and restharrow, leaves of bearberry and hop cones. Pour 2 1/2 cups of water in a container and let it come to a boil. Pour 2 tbsp of the herbs and boil for 3 min.
Let it soak 30 min., then strain it and drink the same way as for hemorrhoids. A lot of people suffer from kidney stones. The following recipe is recommended for them: 0.5 oz liquorice, 2 oz dandelions, anise fruits and parsley, bunches of smooth rupturewort. Heat about 4 1/5 cups of water on the stove and put 2 tbsp of the mixed herbs in it.
Remove from the stove, cover with a lid and let it brew for 30 min., then strain it. Drink the mixture slowly in small sips, always in the morning on an empty stomach.
Repeat this process for several days until you feel better. The last recipe is for cleansing the liver. You're going to be making dandelion honey. You'll need 7 oz of dandelion flowers, 2 1/2 cups sugar, 1 lemon.
Preparation: Cut the lemon into round slices and pour 4 1/5 cups of boiling water over it. Add the dandelion flowers. Let it sit for 7-8 hours, then strain it and put it to boil on low heat along with the sugar. Boil to the desired consistency.
Pour it into jars and store in the refrigerator. It makes for a healthy and wonderful drink in the morning with a cup of tea. I tried it myself, you should try it too!