Burdock Root, Arctium lappa, Certified Organic
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.
Flavor: acrid bitter cold, sweet
Diaphorhetic, mild diuretic, mild laxative, alterative, cholagogue
Use dried root as a cold infusion, decoction, tincture, or powdered and encapsulated.