Burdock root2

Burdock Root, c/s, Organic

Arctium lappa


Origin: USA

Burdock is native to temparate Europe and northern Asia and is now wide-spread thoughout the northern hemosphere. It has broad, heart-shaped leaves and pink-purple thistle-like flowers. The roots, seeds, and leaves are used in herbal medicine for their detoxifying and antiseptic properties. It's is particularly favored when systematic imbalance is presenting as dry skin disorders.

Warning: Avoid during pregnancy.
Used as a cooking vegetable, Gobo, in Japan and can be purchased fresh at asian food markets as well as some health food stores.
Class 1. may conflict with other hypoglycemic medications. Avoid during pregnancy.