Leaves, roots, and tops.
Chemical and nutrient content
Biotin, calcium, choline, fats, gluten, gum, inositol, inulin, iron, lactupicrine, linolenic acid, magnesium, niacin, PABA, phosphorus, potash, proteins, resin, sulfur, vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, B12, C, E, and P, and zinc.
A mildly bitter herb that cleanses the bloodstream and liver and increases the production of bile. Used as a diuretic. Improves function of the pancreas, spleen, stomach, and kidneys.
Take for anemia, gout, rheumatism, jaundice, cirrhosis, hepatitis, abscesses, boils, cramps, fluid retention, constipation, and breast tumors. May aid in the prevention of breast cancer and age spots.
Reduces serum cholesterol and uric acid.