Dandelion Root Tea
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Dandelion Root Tea in TCM:

Explore the properties of Dandelion Root Tea according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):


Temperature: cold
Channels: LI, ST, UB, KD, LV, GB
Flavors: sweet, bitter
Regulates: circulates qi, clears heat, clears damp, resolves water accumulations

In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Dandelion Root Tea is known for its ability to regulate qi circulation, clear heat, dampness and regulate water. It is specifically indicated for damp heat.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Stomach, Spleen, Large Intestine, Urine Bladder, Kidney, Liver, and Gallbladder. The flavor of Dandelion Root Tea is sweet and bitter, and it is considered to be cold in temperature. Always be especially careful with over-consumption of hot or cold foods, especially if you are experiencing problems with your health.