Description of the medicine: Dandelion Roots (Radices Taraxaci)
Dandelion Roots (Radices Taraxaci).
Collected in the summer (in August), peeled of rhizomes and root neck and dried roots of a wild perennial herbaceous plant dandelion (Taraxacum officinale Web.), Fam. asters (Asteraseae).
Contain glycoside and other substances.
It is used as bitterness to stimulate appetite, with constipation and as a choleretic agent. A teaspoon of finely chopped root is brewed like tea in a glass of boiling water, insisted for 20 minutes, cooled, filtered. Take 1/4 cup 3-4 times a day.
Release form: in cardboard packs on 100 g.
Thick Dandelion Extract (Extratum Taraxi spissum). A thick brown extract. Soluble in water to form a cloudy solution.
Used as constituens in the manufacture of pills.