Both the greens and root of this common flower are edible, and have long been used in traditional Chinese, Arabic and Native American medicines. Dandelion leaves are a rich source of vitamin A and C, as well as the minerals iron and calcium. Their diuretic properties can help the body eliminate toxins and treat urinary tract disorders. As well as increasing urine production, dandelions also stimulate the pancreas to produce insulin so can be helpful in managing diabetes. Detoxifying, diuretic, stimulating and rich in antioxidants, dandelion is a great treatment for acne, weight loss, high blood pressure, anaemia and optimum liver health.