Dandelion works to purify the blood, increase the flow of bile from the liver, build red blood cells, treats gallbladder disease, hepatitis, chronic dyspepsia, indigestion and constipation.
There are very few side effects linked to using dandelion root. Allergic Reactions to the herb have been reported. People taking prescription lithium, a diuretic, medication to lower blood pressure or medication to lower blood sugar should not take dandelion root. Women who are Pregnant or Breastfeeding should consult their doctor before taking this herb.Consult a health care professional before use if you have blockage of the intestines or bile ducts or inflammation of the gallbladder.