• Dandelion leaves act as a diuretic, increasing the amount of urine your body makes. The leaves are used to stimulate the appetite and help digestion. Dandelion flower has antioxidant properties. Dandelion may also help improve the immune system.
• Herbalists use dandelion root to detoxify the liver and gallbladder, and dandelion leaves to help kidney function
Source: Dandelion | University of Maryland Medical Center http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/dandelion#ixzz38xg8AQGA
University of Maryland Medical Center