Burdock root (Arctium lappa) powder
Parts used: Dried roots as well as leaves, heads and seeds.
Habitat: Originally native to Europe, and is now common in North America and Asia. It can be found along roadsides and waste places.
Roots: Inulin, phenolic acids, polyacetylenes, essential oil, bitter glycosides, amino acids, fibre, and flavonoids.
Also contains vitamins A, B2, B3, C, E and P, as well as iron, calcium, copper, iodine, silicon, sulphur and zinc.
Actions: Diuretic, Alterative, Diaphoretic, Antiseptic, Orexigenic, Depurative, Anti- Inflammatory, Anti- oxidant.
• Skin eruptions including eczema, psoriasis, boils, acne, dermatitis and abscesses.
• Anorexia - helps stimulate appetite
• Helps body to detoxify
• Rheumatism and arthritis
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