Burdock Root
Burdock Root

Burdock Root

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$8.75
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$8.75

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BURDOCK ROOT
Arctium lappa

Helps to support digestion and improves appetite by stimulating the secretion of bile. Also helps to detoxify and normalize metabolic function. Burdock is known as a "blood purifier" which can help to calm skin conditions as well as gout and rheumatoid arthritis. 

The arctigenin, extracted from the seed (fruit) of the burdock plant is shown to provide neuroprotective activity, which could be useful as a potential therapeutic agent for Parkinson's disease. Studies also show, the fruit extract regenerates dermal structures thus, providing an effective treatment option for mature/aging skin.  

Parts Used

Dried root 

Seed (fruit)

Leaf

Actions

Bitter - Stimulates the release of digestive secretions.  Bitters are used to promote the digestion of food and assimilation of nutrients.

Lymphatic - Improves the flow of lymph through the body.

Anti-Inflammatory - An herb to reduce inflammation.

Alternative - An herb that works on a general level to tone the systems of the body involved in nutrient assimilation and waste removal.

Diuretic - Increases the production of urine

Hepatic - An herb that stimulates the function of the liver and increase the secretion of bile.

Hypoglycemic - An herb that decreased blood sugar

Antioxidant - An herb that inhibits oxidation following free radical damage of important chemicals, enzymes, membranes, cells and tissues in the body

Ways To Use

Decoction, Tincture or as Food

Energy

Moistening

Diffusive (seed) 

Adult Dosage

Decoction: 1 teaspoon root simmered in water for 15 minutes, three times a day.

Tincture: 2 - 4 mL of a 1:5 in 40%, three times a day.

 

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