Dandelion is used for loss of appetite, upset stomach, intestinal gas, gallstones, joint pain, muscle aches, eczema, and bruises. Dandelion is also used to increase urine production and as a laxative to increase bowel movements. It is also used as skin toner, blood tonic, and digestive tonic.
Some people use dandelion to treat infection, especially viral infections, and cancer.
Preparation: Steep 1 teaspoon of crushed root in 1 cup of cold water and bring to boil and keep boiling for 5 minutes. Turn the heat off. Leave it for 10 minutes. Drink it 3 times a day, before the meals.