This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Taraxacum, Dandelion. Tonic, alterative, diuretic, and mildly laxative. Employed, usually in combination, in chronic functional liver derangemeI1ts and cutaneous derangements due thereto. (F.e., I to 2 f3.)