What is it?
Arctium lappa, commonly called greater burdock, gobō, edible burdock, lappa, beggar's buttons, thorny burr, or happy major is a Eurasian species of plants in the Aster family, cultivated in gardens for its root used as a vegetable.
What are the Health Benefits
1.Burdock root contains multiple types of powerful antioxidants, including quercetin, luteolin, and phenolic acids.
2. It aids and removing toxins from the blood.
3. It aids in inhibiting some types of cancer.
4. It aids in treating skin issues.
5. It can be used as a diuretic.
6. Supports Digestive health.
7. Supports Liver heath.
How Do I Use it?
Burdock Root can be made into a herbal Tea. Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup of boiling water and steep for 3-10 minutes. Burdock root can used as ointment,the anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of the root can help resolve skin issues when it's applied topically to the skin. Burdock root can be consume as a herbal supplement, use burdock root powder and make it into a herbal supplement capsule.
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