Dandelion Root Tincture
Dandelion Root Tincture
Dandelion Root Tincture
Dandelion Root Tincture

Dandelion Root Tincture

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Dandelion Root Tincture helps aid in digestion as it's a bitter herb. We use the root of the plant as it has many medicinal properties. Dandelion also helps to support the urinary tract system. 


  • Organic Dandelion Root
  • Grain Alcohol 


A dropper full taken orally in water or tea.

About Dandelion

Dandelions have been in existence for millions of years. It was first thought to have evolved in Eurasia and North America but was later introduced to the new world by early European settlers. The Dandelion Root is a perennial herbaceous plant from the family of flowering plants, Asteraceae. It has its botanical name as Taraxacum and its two most common species are the red seeded dandelion (Taraxacum erythrospermum) and the common dandelion (Taraxacum officianale). The English name “Dandelion” is a version of the French word “dent de lion” which means lion's tooth and this was so given to the plant because of its coarsely toothed leaves similar to that of a lion's tooth. Its flowers are also very small.

Dandelions are edible plants starting from the roots to the leaves, stems and flowers. They are well known for their nutritional and medicinal purposes around the world. They have been used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Chinese and Native Americans for over a thousand years as food and herb. They were used to make tea, wine, dye and help with the detoxification of the body against unhealthy bacteria. Their extracts were also mixed with other herb extracts to help with kidney problems, liver disease and constipation.

In recent times, dandelion roots have been discovered to have more health benefits than before. It is now being used as a blood purifier to reduce blood cholesterol and enhance healthy clear skin. It is also used for arthritis, hangover, chronic illness, high blood pressure and heart failure. It has also been referred to as Irish daisy, Lion's tooth, Priest's crown, Blowball, Milkwitch and Cankerwort in different parts of the world.

Dandelion Root Tincture Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dandelion Root Tincture?

Dandelion root tincture is the extract derived after chopping the roots of the dandelion into small parts, washing them, soaking them into in vodka/grain alcohol, and storing in an airtight jar for one or two months before use. Dandelion Root Tincture helps with stomach disorders, skin irritations, toothaches, fever, and gall bladder problems. In fact, dandelion root contains anti-diabetic elements due to a component known as Inulin. Inulin contains a complex carbohydrate that expels unhealthy bacteria in the gastro- intestinal tract. When extracted to make a tincture, the Inulin contained in Dandelion root can help slow the flow of sugar in the bloodstream thereby preventing diabetes.

Is Dandelion Root Tincture Safe for Children?

Dandelion root tincture should not in any case be given to children. This is due to the fact that children's systems are more sensitive to herbs than adults because they do not have fully developed livers. Also, the dandelion root contains powerful elements that can have adverse effects on children especially those under the age of two. However dandelion leaves can be dried and made into tea as an alternative for children. This can help in stimulating their appetite, improve their immune system health, help in weight loss and constipation. It can also strengthen their bones as it contains sufficient amounts of Calcium, Vitamin C and Luteolin which protects the bones from damage.

Is Dandelion Root Tincture Good for Digestion?

As a digestive aid, dandelion root tincture is a very good recommendation. It will help in preventing digestive problems such as heartburn, constipation, gastritis and belching. A few drops taken before meals will help prevent gastritis and a few drops after meals for heartburn. For general indigestion problems, you can add ten drops of dandelion root tincture to drinkable water every hour until it subsides.

Is Dandelion Root Tincture Good for an UTI?

A urinary tract infection is an infection in any part of the urinary system such as the kidney, bladder or urethra. This is usually caused by a bacterium that has found its way through to these organs. The dandelion root tincture is good for urinary tract infections with symptoms such as burning urge to pass urine without passing much urine, bloody urine, smelly urine, chills and fever. It acts as gentle diuretic which can be used for fluid retention, a perfect example is expelling of excess fluid from the body through urination. When taken according to a herb expert instructions, dandelion root tincture can help relieve the body from urinary problems.

Is Dandelion Root Tincture Safe to use During Pregnancy?

Although dandelion root tincture has been used by the ancient Chinese women to ease constipation and stimulate appetite during pregnancy, it cannot be said to be completely safe. Recent studies have revealed that dandelion root tincture can cause the reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus during pregnancy causing chronic heartburn. Therefore, it is better to avoid the use of dandelion root tincture during pregnancy.

Should I use Dandelion Root Tincture Everyday?

Dandelion root tincture is considered safe for adults when used in moderation.