Burdock root

$5.00/ounce Herbs
Burdock root information:

Botanical name: Arctium Lappa

Burdock has been an important botanical in Western folk herbalism and traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, primarily valued for its cleansing and skin smoothing properties. The entire plant is edible and is a popular vegetable in Asia, particularly in Japan. More recently, burdock has been an ingredient in hair tonics and in cosmetics for mature skin.

Herbal Actions

Diaphorhetic,10 mild diuretic, mild laxative, alterative,3,7,8,14,15,16 cholagogue3

Uses And Preparations

Dried root or seed as a cold infusion, decoction, tincture, or powdered and encapsulated. Fresh or cooked root and leaf as an edible vegetable Fresh root or seed as a tincture Fresh leaf as a poultice.

**Non of these statements are meant as a substitute for medical advice, treatment, or medical professional evaluation. These are opinions based on common/historical uses throughout the world.**