Burdock Root (Arctium Lappa) is a food-grade herb. The root is commonly eaten in many countries. Plants are cultivated for their slender roots, which can grow about 1 meter long and 2 cm across.
Burdock root has been valued across continents for thousands of years for its ability to purify blood and cool internal heat. Internally and externally, it has potent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects on the human body. Recent studies also show that burdock contains phenolic acids, quercetin and luteolin, which are all powerful, health-promoting antioxidants.
Burdock Root is used in folk medicine as a diuretic, diaphoretic, and a blood purifying agent. Anecdotal reports from the 19th century suggest that this medicinal plant has also been used by the Ojibwa tribe, and today, in form of an ingredient in the Essiac formula for the alternative treatment of some cancers.
Benefits of Burdock Root:
Burdock root has active ingredients that have been found to detoxify heavy metals from the blood, improving organ health and the health of the whole body. It also promotes blood circulation to the skin surface, which improves skin health.
Lymphatic System Strengthener
Burdock root helps induce lymphatic drainage and detoxification. As a natural blood cleanser, it has a wonderful effect on the lymphatic system.
Burdock root is a natural diuretic so through burdock consumption, you can naturally and easily help your body to eliminate excess water by increasing urine output. By elevating the rate of urination, burdock root can help to remove waste from the blood and body.
Externally Burdock root extracts can offer relief from pesky skin issues. From acne to eczema to psoriasis, burdock root is known to calm and heal these common skin issues. Internally consumption of burdock has also helped many people with skin issues through its blood-cleansing and internal cooling abilities.
Burdock root contains inulin, a soluble and prebiotic fiber that helps improve digestion and lower blood sugar, making it an excellent choice for people trying to naturally manage their blood sugar making it particularly suitable for diabetes.
Burdock Root shows promise for naturally fighting cancer. It contains Arctigenin a lignan found in certain plants of the Asteraceae family, including burdock (Arctium lappa), which has been shown to combat cancer cells by selectively stopping the proliferation of cancer cells and by inhibiting the cancer cells’ production of particular proteins (NPAT proteins), hence crippling cancer’s ability to reproduce.
Burdock root is known for its powerful anti-inflammatory abilities, even helping to soothe arthritis.
Burdock Root can help the spleen because it improves blood quality as well as liver health, circulation and fights inflammation. Improving those four factors has a direct positive effect on spleen health so you definitely want to include burdock in your spleen-healing lineup.
Burdock root is helpful to tonsillitis because it increases wound healing, decreases inflammation, and helps to relieve coughs, sore throats and pain.
As a dietary supplement, take two capsules per day with water.
1 Capsule contains 460 mg Burdock Root
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, Rice Powder