Burdock Root contains a number of medicinal properties that have been used traditionally for hundreds of years.
Burdock is used by herbalists worldwide as a blood purifier, to treat a variety of skin diseases such as abscesses, acne, carbuncles, psoriasis and eczema. Burdock can be either taken alone or combined with other remedies, such as Yellow Dock.
The beneficial effects of this herb includes increasing circulation to the skin, helping to detoxify the epidermal tissues. It is a popular detoxifying agent that produces a diuretic effect on the body which aids the filtering of impurities from the bloodstream. By promoting perspiration, Burdock Root eliminates toxins through the skin. Its detoxifying properties aids blood circulation and produces a variety of positive side effects. It contains inulin, a carbohydrate that strengthens the liver. The high concentration of inulin and mucilage aids in the soothing effects on the gastrointestinal tract.
Actions: Stimulant, expectorant, tonic, stomachic, antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, mild laxative, diuretic and diaphoretic .
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