3. Dandelion may help to reduce levels of bad cholesterol
Dandelion has been found to help reduce LDL cholesterol levels. Rabbits that were fed a high-cholesterol diet and supplemented with dandelion root experienced a reduction in LDL cholesterol and triglycerides as well as an increase in HDL cholesterol.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
There are bioactive compounds found in dandelion that could help reduce cholesterol, which in turn can help reduce the risk of heart disease.
High cholesterol is a major contributing factor for coronary heart disease. This waxy substance can accumulate in the blood vessels, resulting in hardened and narrowed arteries that make it harder for blood to flow freely.