Ivana Visnjic starts off with a plant that is easily found in nature, and gives wishes when you puff it's fluff. Dandelion is an excellent source of antioxidants, which protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. They slow down the process of deterioration, and thus the visible signs of aging such as sagging skin, age spots and wrinkles around the eyes and lips. Dandelion root in traditional or folk medicine is used for helping skin problems such as itchy and flaky skin, eczema and other skin diseases. Its ingredients contribute to hormones regulation, open up pores and promote detoxification through the skin, which is of great importance for acne prevention. In addition, Visnjic further shares that vitamin C, which is contained in the root reduces redness of the skin, which is a side effect of acne. Dandelion is very helpful for the health of the eyes. It contains zeaxanthin and carotenoids, which protect the retina from the harmful effects of UV rays. Regular consumption of dandelion juice preventing macular degeneration, an eye disease associated with aging.
Dandelion juice is low on calories, making it the perfect ingredient for a diet. And its diuretic properties are in favor of weight loss. The dandelion root, namely the white sticky resin from the root successfully removes warts detrimental to the appearance of your skin. What Visnjic recommends is to apply resin to warts directly, several times a day and let it dissolve completely. Minerals like iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, as well as calcium, and vitamins A, C and E, along with B-complex play an important role in maintaining the hair health. By maintain the hair quality, it stimulates hair growth and prevent dandruff. If you have oily hair, tea made from the leaves or roots of dandelion is an effective solution. Soak the dandelion root or leaves in water for about 20 minutes, then strain the liquid and use it for the final washing of the hair.