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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....

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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 the insusion. 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.

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.

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.

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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