5 Proven Health Benefits of Dandelion

4. Dandelion may help to fight inflammation

Although inflammation can be a natural response to illness or injury, excessive inflammation over extended periods can result in a variety of chronic diseases.

Several phytochemical compounds found in dandelion, such as chlorogenic acid, taraxasterol, and sesquiterpene lactones have been shown to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
PMC: PMC5553762

Research has shown that inflammation markers were significantly reduced in cells treated with compounds found in dandelion.2✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
PMID: 24447978

Treatment with dandelion significantly reduced lung inflammation in mice with inflammatory lung disease.3✅ JOURNAL REFERENCE
PMID: 25861954

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Adrian has been writing on health and fitness for 18 years. He is the founder of several health related websites and the current owner of AHealthBlog, which regularly publishes evidence based health and fitness news and information. When he isn’t writing, you can find him mountain biking or surfing.

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