Product Sku: 14509
This plant belongs to the genus Burdock Arctium and family Asteraceae. The roots of seedlings used for culinary purposes, in some areas, especially in Asia.
The Burdock Root contains high levels of fiber, calcium, potassium, amino acids and beneficial ingredients such as polyphenols and low in calories.
Burdock roots are harvested in the first or early second year, contain vitamins B and E and minerals like potassium, phosphorus, chromium, cobalt, iron, magnesium, silicon, zinc, thiamin and sodium. They inulin, a helpful sugar for diabetics and hypoglycemic because they cause a rapid insulin production.
Apart from its culinary uses, the Burdock Root has various medicinal properties too. The oil extract Burdock Root, which is also known as Burdock root extract or Bur oil, contain high levels of phytosterols and essential fatty acids and was one of the most effective treatments for the scalp. It is said that Burdock root extract can improve the conditions of the scalp, such as hair loss and dandruff. It is said that may make the hair stronger and more lustrous.
Another use of Burdock Root is a blood purifier. Considered to be a good diuretic and also beneficial to treat skin problems like eczema, acne, rosacea, psoriasis, etc. It is also effective in achieving relief from sore throat, tonsillitis, colds, etc.