The burdock plant (Arctium lappa) is found in Asia and Europe ( especially the Mediterranean region). Known for it’s purple blossoms and prickly burrs which are very sticky. The leaves, stems and root have been used for centuries to treat numerous illnesses. The Chinese used the burdock root to treat impotence and infertility. Rich in calcium, iron, potassium, copper, flavonoids, mucilage, lactone, dietary fiber, amino acids, magnesium, sodium, vitamin B complex, E, and trace minerals.

Health benefits:

  • Rich in calcium, potassium, tannin and mucilage
  • Used to treat burns
  • Common ingredient in dandruff, scalp and hair loss products – stimulates blood flow to the head
  • Used in oncology for its cancer-curing abilities
  • Stops cancer cells from metastasizing
  • Used to treat; eczema, acne, psoriasis, common colds, gout, arthritis, tonsillitis, measles and ulcers
  • Have excellent detoxifying and cleansing properties
  • Purifies and flushes toxins toxins from the blood
  • Anti-fungal
  • Anti-microbial
  • Diuretic
  • Stimulates digestion
  • Calms the stomach
  • Liver tonic
  • Antibacterial – used to treat urinary infections

The healing benefits of this herb can be found in the following Detoxologie products:

  • Purify