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Burdock Root (Arctium lappa L.)

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Burdock (Arctium lappa L.) is a plant native to Eurasia, it belongs to the sunflower family. It has large, heart-shaped leaves and small, purple flowers. Burdock is cultivated for its root used as an ingredient for many Japanese dishes.

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Burdock (Arctium lappa L.) is a plant native to Eurasia, it belongs to the sunflower family. It has large, heart-shaped leaves and small, purple flowers. Burdock is cultivated for its root used as an ingredient for many Japanese dishes.

The root was traditionally used in Britain as a flavouring in the herbal drink 'dandelion and burdock'. Burdock Root is very crisp and has a sweet, mild, and pungent flavour.

How To Use Burdock Root Health Embassy

Infusion

Take 1-3 tsp of Burdock Root and pour with 200 ml of hot water. Let it steep for 10-15 minutes, then strain and drink. You can add some stevia or honey as a sweetener.

Decoction

1-2 tbsp of Burdock Root pour 200 ml of warm water, bring to a boil and simmer undercover for 5-10 minutes. Then remove from the heat and leave it covered to brew for half an hour. Drink 2-3 times a day, in a dose of 1 cup (200 ml).

Decoction can be used externally as a hair rinse and for washing the body.

Burdock Oil

Drizzle 1 part of Burdock Root with 40% spirits, then pour 5 parts of hot sunflower oil or linseed oil. Leave to macerate for 14 days, then filter. Use to rub dry skin. It can be also taken orally (1 tbsp once a day).

Tincture

1 part Burdock Root pour 3 parts of 50% alcohol. Storage in a dark place for maceration for 14 days. After this time, stir, strain and pour into the final bottle. Take 2-3 times a day for 5-10 ml (1-2 tbsp) diluted in 100 ml of water.

This product description is for informational purposes only.

It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.

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