The herb dandelions are often used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat depression, anxiety, fatigue, headaches and other ailments.
But for many people, they are also used to boost metabolism and improve circulation.
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Dandelion leaves are traditionally used to treat various ailments, from asthma to headaches.
But in recent years, some scientists have developed alternative medicine methods that claim dandeloids can help people boost their metabolism and reduce their risk of heart disease.
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But there are some risks, and it is recommended to take dandelonic acid with a daily multivitamin and vitamin B12 supplement.
In recent years scientists have come up with a new way to make the herb grow faster.
Dr Andrew Chiang from the University of Technology, Sydney, and his colleagues have developed an alternative to traditional plants to make them grow faster in a lab environment.
He found that the process of growing dandelormines in a culture medium like yeast can make them more robust, easier to digest and grow faster, and also produce higher yields.
“It’s like a fungus in a box,” he said.
“We use it to grow mushrooms and other fungi, and we put it in the soil.”
The team used yeast and bacteria to create the dandruff-fighting compounds.
“They don’t have to be chemically processed,” Dr Chiang said.
Dr Chiang’s team used a yeast culture to grow some dandelomones, which were then fed into anaerobic bacteria to produce the active ingredients.
The bacteria then produced the enzymes needed to break down the compounds and produce the dendronalins.
“The result is really impressive,” he says.
“This is an enzyme that is present in nature, but is absent in most of us.”
You can find it in all sorts of organisms.
So it’s a really interesting finding.
“In the future, we may see this as a way to produce enzymes that are able to digest these compounds.”
Dr Chien says he has also developed a process to grow the plant itself, which could be used in the treatment of asthma and other allergies.