Burdock Root Powder Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Arctium, Arctium Lappa, Arctium Minus, Arctium Tomentosum, Bardana, Bardana-Minor, Bardanae Radix, Bardane, Bardane Comestible, Bardane Geante, Bardane Majeure, Beggar's Buttons, Burdock Root Extract, Burr Seed, Clotbur, Cocklebur, Cockle Buttons, Edible Burdock, Fox's Clote, Gobo, Glouteron, Grande Bardane, Great Bur, Great Burdocks, Happy Major, Hardock, Harebur, Herbe aux Teigneux, Herbe du Teigneux, Lappa, Love Leaves, Niu Bang Zi, Orelha-de-Gigante, Personata, Philanthropium, Rhubarbe du Diable, Thorny Burr.
Scientific Name: Arctium Lappa L., Compositae, Composite FamilyOther
Common Uses: People take burdock to increase urine flow, kill germs, reduce fever, and "purify" their blood. It is also used to treat colds, cancer, anorexia nervosa, gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, joint pain (rheumatism), gout, bladder infections, complications of syphilis, and skin conditions including acne and psoriasis. Burdock is also used for high blood pressure, "hardening of the arteries" (arteriosclerosis), and liver disease. Some people use burdock to increase sex drive. Burdock is applied to the skin for dry skin (ichthyosis), acne, psoriasis, and eczema.
*Warnings: Not enough is known about the use of burdock during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use. Allergy to ragweed and related plants: Burdock may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking burdock.
Origin: Found in the northern United States and in Europe, along fences, walls, and roadsides, in waste places, and around populated areas. A wide-spread Eurasian weed used in traditional medicine in China, Japan, Europe, and North America.