Herbal Information for Organic Dandelion Leaf in Powder Form
Common Name: Dandelion Leaf
Botanical Name: Taraxacum officinale
Other Names: Blowball, cankerwort, dent de lion, lion's tooth, priest's crown, pu gong ying, puffball, swine snout, white endive, wild endive, Dandelion Leaves
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Fine Powder
Certified Organic: Yes, USDA Organic
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. It is not advised to take dandelion herbs if your bile ducts are blocked or gall bladder is inflamed, or if you have a blockage of the intestines.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: Saponins, flavonoids, alkaloids, phenols, vitamin, minerals, tannins, glycosides, terpenoids
The powdered form of Dandelion Leaf is great for mixing with lavender and making a soothing footbath. Dandelion is found in many formuals which support the natural cleansing action of the liver. Dandelion Leaf tea, has shown to be benefical as a botanical support for body fluid balance. Taraxacum officinale dried herbs are naturally high in potassium salts. Bulk dandelion leaf powder is also has stimulant properties.
Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:
- How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes.
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years, in all cultures. In this day and age Western Bulk Herbs and Spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare, and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 209245-51Global Trade Item Number: 767963080301Manufacturer Part Number 209245-51Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 5.00 (in)Height: 7.00 (in)Depth: 5.00 (in)