All you need to know about dandelion tea

Many Australians have a favourite hot beverage, something welcome and comforting that very often starts off the day. Some are completely lost without it and are a shadow of themselves as it affects their state of mind. With so many options to choose from, and with the advent of an increasing number of cafes and coffee shops, it is inevitable that on occasion preferences will change.

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Tea remains ever popular around the nation. That quenching and refreshing tradition that has been in existence for centuries, continues to satisfy many. The choices of tea that are available is also growing, and gathering loyal support, such as those who enjoy the taste of
dandelion teas.

If someone had suggested that dandelions could make great tea a few decades ago, they would have been laughed out of the building. Yet, the supposed weed which is eaten in the garden by pets has some valuable qualities, which not only taste fantastic but are also good for you. Not many people realise it, but the whole plant is edible, and not only that it is readily available so there is no chance of a supplier running out and letting down their thirsty customers.

With vital ingredients such as vitamins and antioxidants, it makes sense to get the most from it, tapping into its natural health benefits and nutrients. Yet, the Chinese have been enjoying dandelion tea for centuries, allowing its properties to assist with better digestion which in turn is good for a healthy liver. The functioning of the kidneys and a reduction of hypertension or further bonuses as the plant acts as a natural diuretic, meaning drinkers will pass more water and lose weight.

Dandelions also help the immune system when taken, along with assisting specific foodborne illnesses which some bacteria can cause. Research continues, but when considering that conditions like diarrhoea, fevers, diabetes and inflammations can be prevented, it’s got to be worth giving a try. Non-caffeine Australian produced dandelion tea with a bold smoky flavour, containing a hint of bitterness not only tastes good but it refreshes. The amazing plants discarded by many contain more potassium than bananas. They provide more protein than spinach and more vitamin A than carrots. That’s some mighty resume.

Anyone looking for an alternative beverage that provides many health benefits and offers natural goodness in every cup that tastes great is onto a winner when they try dandelion tea.

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