Science is revealing that the dandelion (which many consider a weed) is actually a potent cancer fighting medicine.
Dandelions have long held a top spot in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as a remedy for digestive upset, inflammation, and kidney disease, boiling nicely into a healing tea.
More recently, dandelion root has been a focus of study for its ability to improve liver and gallbladder function, as well as stimulate appetite.
Researchers at the University of Windsor in Canada proved that a potent form of dandelion root extract killed leukemia, melanoma, and pancreatic cancer cells in lab mice.
Human clinical trials are now taking place to evaluate how the dandelion root extract might help in treating blood-related cancers, including lymphoma and leukemia.