What is Organic Dandelion Root Extract Powder?
Organic dandelion root extract is made by using fresh organic dandelion root as the raw material and using organic solvents. Its main ingredients are dandelion sterol, choline, inulin, pectin, taraxacum sterol, taraxacumin, taraxaxirol, caffeic acid, and so on.
The dandelion covers any type of ground with bright yellow sunny flowers that turn into fluffy puff balls when seeding. The dandelion leaves grow up to 12 inches from a rosette with round yellow flowers. The dandelion flowers are open during the day and closed at night. The dandelion seed heads contain up to 200 seeds on fluffy tufts. The stems ooze a sticky milky substance when picked. The dandelion root extract has been used for medicinal purposes since the 10th century. It shows proven value as a diuretic, flushing excess water from the body. It also promotes the flow of bile and stimulates the appetite. Dandelion juice once enjoyed considerable popularity as a diuretic, laxative, and remedy for rheumatism.
Dandelion is a sunny, subtle, yet incredible plant that has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is mentioned in traditional Arabian medicine in the tenth century. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine practices all over the world as a restorative tonic, edible food, and in herbal beers and wines.
The whole dandelion plant contains dandelion sterol, choline, inulin, pectin, and so on. The roots contain dandelion alcohol, taraxerol, ψ-glucansterol, dandelion sterol, β-analanol, stigmasterol, β-sitosterol, choline, organic acids, fructose, sucrose, glucose, glucoside and resin, Rubber, etc. The leaves contain lutein, butterfly meixanthin, phylloquinone. The flowers contain arnicadiol, lutein, and ranunculus. Pollen contains β-sitosterol, 5z-stigmaster-7-en-3β-ol, folic acid and vitamin C. The green calyx contains phylloquinone. The flower stems contain β-sitosterol and β-aromatic alcohol.
|Product Name||Organic Dandelion Extract Powder|
|Appearance||Brown fine powder|
|Mesh Size||100% pass 60 mesh|
|Loss on Drying||≤12.0%|
|Pesticides Residue||Meet USP Requirements|
|Total Plate Count||≤10,000cfu/g|
|Yeast & Mold||≤500cfu/g|
|Conclusion||Conform to specification.|
|Packing||25kg/drum with double layer poly bags or aluminum foil bag inside.|
|Storage||Keep in a cool & dry place. Keep away from strong light and heat.|
|Shelf life||24 months under the conditions above and in its original packaging.|
The organic dandelion root extract is a general stimulant to the system, but especially to the urinary organs, and is chiefly used in kidney and liver disorders.
In folk medicine, Dandelion root extract is also used as a remedy for hemorrhoids, gout, rheumatism, eczema, other skin conditions, and diabetes. Its effectiveness for these problems has not, however, been verified.
In Asian medicine–again without verification–Dandelion root extract is used to treat chronic ulcers, stiff joints, and tuberculosis.
It is also used to induce milk production in nursing mothers and to soothe inflamed breast tissue.