Dandelion Greens for Glowing Skin

May 10, 2013

Dandelion Kale Acne Fighter

Dandelion has been used since ancient times to achieve a natural glow. It’s official name is “Taraxacum Officinale” which means official remedy for disorders, a well fitting name for a very powerful plant. Dandelion juice is a good detoxifier, diuretic, stimulant, and anti-oxidant. These four properties make it a great treatment for acne. Dandelion root and leaves are very powerful diuretics, meaning they stimulate urinary function and rid the body of excess fluid. This also makes it great for PMS and water weight gain. What makes Dandelion an awesome acne-fighter is that it is a blood purifier and protects, nourishes, and detoxifies the liver which the body uses to get rid of toxins, including those that are causing your blemishes! Dandelion juice can also help regulate proper secretion of hormones, increase sweating and widen up pores to facilitate removal of toxins through sweating. Dandelion greens contain a great deal of awesome nutrients including Vitamins A, B2, C, D, and minerals like potassium, calcium, sodium, phosphorous, iron. It is also natures richest green vegetable source of beta-cartone. Adding this juice and variations of green juices with dandelion with give your skin a major boost and also helps with conditions like eczema and psoriasis. Beyond improving the quality of your skin, dandelion also can assist in weight reduction, relieve constipation, prevent and lower high blood pressure, prevent or even cure anemia, lower your cholesterol, and help control diabetes. When you juice dandelion greens, they have a bitter taste, and they are also very powerful so you don’t want to juice too much in one sitting. A small handful or less is a good rule of thumb. When combined with other veggies and maybe an apple to sweeten, you can easily mask the bitter taste and still get the beauty boosting benefits. -XoXo Raw Girl

Recipe for the Dandelion Kale Acne Fighter & many other  juices to help you get that natural glow in The 3 Day Acne-Free Detox Plan!



  1. [ Smiles ] Thank you for sharing this information.

    Wonderful article, by the way!

  2. Love my dandelion! 8)

  3. Widening pores doesn’t sound too good! Ahh! But i will try this! Any idea if it could help with skin texture and clogged pores and not just pimples?

    • Hey there, yes will help with skin texture but you need to do other things in tandem. What exactly are your texture/skin issues? My e-book The Acne Free Diet focuses on acne/pimples, but the tips within will help with almost any skin issue. -XoXo

  4. Hey raw girl I like your suggestions .. I would like you to post on my fb, Psoriasis Campaign for a Cure, if you have the time. it would be helpful to my readers.

    • Hi hope you are well. Feel free to use the share button on my posts to share on facebook, twitter, etc. It will post with a link back to the blog so that I am properly credited. Wishing you the best with you endeavors 🙂 -XoXo

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