Burdock Root, Arctium lappa
Superior tonic herb, used as both a preventive and a medicinal plant, rich in iron, magnesium, manganese, silicon, and thiamine, as well as a host of other vitamins and minerals. Also known as Greater Burdock, Edible Burdock, or Lappa Burdock. Most commonly used as a tea, and best stored in a cool, dry place. Burdock is one of the ingredients used in most Essiac blends.