Standardized: Burdock Root P.E.
Botanical Source: arctium lappa
Appearance: Fine Yellow-Brown Powder
Loss on Drying: not more than 5.0%
Package: 25 kg per paper drum
- Medicinal Use: 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 ofsyphilis, 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.