Burdock root

Burdock

Part Used

Root

Country of Origin

China

What is Burdock root for?

Native to North Asia and Europe, burdock now grows widely in the United States as a weed. In some parts of the world, people consume it as a root vegetable, much like potatoes. It has been a part of traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Its roots contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and are believed to provide a variety of benefits.

Traditional Health Benefits of Burdock root

  • Helps prevent infections

  • Useful as a diuretic

  • Reduces inflammation

  • Helps treat skin issues

  • A powerhouse of antioxidants

  • Improves blood sugar levels

  • Promotes normal liver function

  • Promotes increased blood circulation
  • Helps balance hormones

  • Removes toxins from the blood

  • Can be used as an aphrodisiac

Allergens

  • Artificial Coloring Free

  • Artificial Flavoring Free

  • GMO Free

  • Sugar Free

  • Soy Free

  • Yeast Free

  • Dairy Free

  • Corn Free
  • Gluten Free

  • Wheat Free

  • Nut Free

  • MSG Free

  • Egg Free

  • Fish Free

  • Peanut Free

  • Shellfish Free

  • Kosher

  • Organic

Disclaimer

This information in our Ingredient Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.

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