The spring has arrived and appears the tooth of lion, one of the ideal medical plants to purify, to ease the organism of toxics and acid substances of remainder that recharge the metabolism.
The Taraxacum officinale, bitter chicory, taraxac³n, pelosilla, lechuguilla or tooth of lion, it we can find in the fields and the edges of the ways by the alive yellow color of his flowers and the white spheres little angels that contain their seeds and that the children scatter when blowing to request desires.
Benefits of the Tooth of lion
Cellulitis, boils, eczemas: It purifies toxics.
Arthritis: It increases the volume of urine and it favors the elimination of acid substances of remainder.
Intestinal atony: Smooth laxative, does not irritate the intestine, useful in cases of intestinal laziness.
Slow and heavy digestions: It accelerates the digestive processes, it increases secretions of the glands, gastric, pancreatic juice and the production of saliva.
For the liver and the biliary vesicle
Hepatic insufficiency, hepatitis, cirrhosis: It increases to the production and secretion of bile, which help to the correct digestion of fats and favors the iron absorption.
Under operation of the vesicle, calculations: it improves his operation.
The Wild vegetable
Whenever you use the fresh parts of the plant for salads or beaten gather them of free toxic places.
Parts of the plant that you can use in your prescriptions and remedies
In spring to realise a purification, leaves and roots are crushed or liquefied. You can take 2 spoonfuls before each food during 1 month.
Leaves of the lion tooth: bitter, slightly rich in taraxacina (tonic and digestive properties), vitamin B, C, coumarins and flavonoides, are ideal to combine in salads of spring with seeds and decorated with extra virgin lemon and olive oil.
Roots of lion tooth: toast them and you prepare an infusion. You can use it as substitute of the coffee.
Leaves and roots: with 60 grams of leaves and roots by liter of water it prepares an infusion. You can take a cup before each food.
Salad varied with tooth of lion, canons, red, green lettuce, cucumber, seeds of sunflower, of pumpkin, chive and tomatos cherry.
Dressing: gomasio, virgin olive oil and juice of lemon.
Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, bioflavonoids, lycopene, fiber and Omega 3-6.
Purifying, diuretic, alkaline, anti-cholesterol, remineralizante and it fortifies the immune system.
You only must combine the ingredients and decorate to the pleasure.
Good benefit and health.