Name: Burdock

Latin name: Arctium lappa

Family:  Asteraceae

Parts Used: Root, leaf, seeds/fruit

Taste: Bitter, sweet, slightly pungent

Energetics: Cooling, moistening

Key actions: Alterative, inflammation modulator, bitter, hepatoprotective


         Avoid with known allergy to Asteraceae family.

Burdock root is a wonderful herb to support natural skin conditions. Burdock works through its affinities for the detoxification pathways of the liver, kidneys, lymphatics, and as a blood purifier, clearing out toxins from the body.*

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