Burdock root extract
An important medicinal herb in Western folk medicine and in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years,primarily valued for its blood cleansing and skin healing properties. The entire plant is edible and is a popular vegetable in Asia.
Burdock root beneficially influences the skin,soothes the kidneys and relieves congestions of the lymphatic.
It increases the flow of urine and it is a useful agent for removing excess and fatty (adipose) tissue.
It also possesses wholesome nutritive value in the stalk when cut before the flower opens,is stripped of the bitter rind,boiled or used in salads (eat raw with oil and apple-cider vinegar); it has a delicate flavor of asparagus.
Traditionally it has been used for skin troubles, rashes, pimples, boils, scurvy, eczema, psoriasis, itch, rheumatism, scrofula, syphilis, leprosy, cancer, gout, pulmonary affections, catarrh, urinary deposits, swellings, hemorrhoids, burns, wounds, eruptions, canker sores, sciatica, gonorrhea, kidney and bladder troubles, colds, fevers, etc.
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