Fresh or dried dandelion herb is used as a mild appetite stimulant, and to improve upset stomach. The root of the dandelion plant may act as a mild laxative and has been used to improve digestion. Preliminary research suggests that dandelion may help improve liver and gallbladder function.
Dandelion might cause allergic reactions, stomach discomfort, diarrhea, or heartburn in some people.
Do not take dandelion without medical advice.