Burdock Root - Organic Burdock Root

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Burdock Root,

Arctium Lappa,

Family: Asteraceae,

Used for Burdock Tea, Burdock Oil, Burdock Tincture, Burdock Salve and as a wild vegetable common in Asian Cuisine. Burdock Root is a time tested favorite among herbalists across the world.

 Packaged in sealed retail foil pouch, always guaranteed fresh or your money back! We will also include a really cool, custom made, laminated index card that references your herb. It is yours FREE and a great way to reference your herbs

 

 Native to Africa, Europe and Asia, The use of Burdock Root dates back to the 12th century and is still used today in many parts of the world. Considered an invasive weed by many, Burdock is anything but that to anyone knowledgeable about the plant! The Culinary and herbal uses of Burdock are considered sacred in many cultures.

The root of young burdock plants is harvested and eaten as a root vegetable either raw or cooked. Common in Asian meals, (fresh root only, not dried for tea) the root can be sauteed in your favorite spices, eaten alone or in stir fry type meals.

We could write a book on the history of Burdock, specifically the Herbal uses. Considered by herbalists to be a Diaphorhetic, diuretic, mild laxative, and alterative as well as containing antibacterial and antifungal properties. The roots have been used by many cultures as an herbal remedy and are used in traditional Chinese Medicine.

 The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.