Burdock root information
Burdock is used by herbal
practitioners as a blood, liver and lymphatic cleanser.
Burdock has traditionally been used as a natural remedy for:
Chronic skin conditions
Aids digestion and appetite
Do not use if experiencing
Due to its hypoglycaemic
effects, diabetes sufferers should monitor their blood sugar levels closely
Up to 50% inulin, essential
What herbal practitioners say about Burdock
Burdock is a good liver,
blood and lymphatic cleanser and is very useful in the treatment of skin
conditions, especially dry and scaly ones, as well as having beneficial effects
on arthritis, rheumatism and gout. It is
a good detoxifier, eliminating toxins from the body. It is very high in iron so strengthens the
blood. It stimulates digestion and can
be used in the treatment of anorexia nervosa.
Burdock also has a hypoglycaemic action and may be helpful in the
treatment of blood sugar levels for example in Type II diabetes. Burdock combines well with Red Clover and
Cleavers in the treatment of skin conditions.
Adult dose 0.5 – 2mls 3 x a
day of a 1:3 tincture
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