Santi-shopBurdock root - organic
Burdock roots are a treatment with proven efficacy and although dried, as in this case, they are less active, they still keep in this form a real therapeutic interest.
Burdock internal use is a wonderful depurative and detoxifier, which by cleaning the body of toxins helps to prevent and treat skin ailments. An action sustained and amplified by external applications to sanitize the skin locally (acne, eczema, psoriasis ...). Burdock root has also shown hypoglycemic, hormonostimulating, anti-bacterial and tissue regenerating properties.
Common names: greater burdock, gobō, edible burdock, lappa, beggar's buttons, bardane root. The Iroquois ate the young leaves cooked and employed the dried roots in soup. The Japanese and the Chinese eat burdock roots since thousands of years and the Japanese have developed less bitter and more tender varieties they prepare like vegetables, like carrots, parsnips and salsify.
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Latin name: Arctium lappa radix, Bardanae radix, Radix Arctii, Radix Lappae, Radix Personatae.
* from certified organic agriculture
Part used: roots
Despite the care taken during the production process to mechanically remove foreign material, there may still remain some. It is therefore recommended to make a visual control, and if necessary a sorting, before any use.
No refund request in relation with foreign material will be accepted.
- anti-biotic (staphylococcus aureus, streptococcus, pneumococcus ...)
- beneficial for skin and skinregenerating
- liver (hepatic) tonic
- antiviral (also against but HIV in vitro)
- dental abscess (in gargle)
- anthrax and boils
- eczema and other dermatoses
- acne skin, scabs, excess or insufficient sebum secretion
- rheumatism and other joint problems
- liver problems
- oropharyngeal infections
Recommendations for use
2 to 6 g dry root per day (as such or possibly grounded) or decoction (bring to boil and let boil 10 minutes, 2 to 3 cups a day)
Burdock root was formerly consumeda vegetable in our countrysides. It is currently still grown for this purpose in China and Japan under the name of "gobo" and eaten cooked alone in the manner of scorsonera or as gratin, or mixed with other vegetables e.g. in soup. Its taste is rather sweet and slightly spicy
Precautions for use
Not recommended for young children, pregnant or nursing women, persons allergic to plants of the compound family. Be careful if bladder stones (burdock could create pain/obstructions).
For those who take antidiabetic or antiplatelet (aspirin) remedies, that burdock potentiates, advice of his therapist should be taken.
Santi-shop code: SP113