Burdock is well known as a powerful medicinal purifier, immune booster and edible root vegetable since antiquity. Native to Europe and Asia, Burdock, Arctium lappa, is now naturalized worldwide yet unfortunately thought of as a common roadside and garden weed by many in the U.S.
The major action of burdock is its beneficial effects on the performance of organs for elimination and purification-primarily the liver, stomach and colon. Several studies have shown that with continued use, burdock can help protect the liver from the damaging effects of Acetaminophen and alcohol over use. Burdock is an effective diuretic cleanser extracting toxins from the blood and kidneys eliminating them through the urine. Its anti-inflammatory action helps alleviate Continue reading