› Health benefits
There is little known about the health benefits of dandelion, and there is no compelling scientific evidence supporting the use of dandelion for any health condition.
› How much do I need?
The dosage varies depending on age and what it is being used for. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels, and consult your pharmacist, physician or other healthcare professional before using.
The use of dandelion is generally safe, but some people may be allergic to the plant.
› Dietary supplements
The leaves and roots of dandelion, as well as the whole plant, are used fresh or ground in capsules or extracts. Dandelion can also be eaten as a salad green, as well as in soups, wine and tea.
Source: National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements
Please consult your health care provider before making changes to your vitamin/supplement regimen.