Burdock (Arctium lappa) Root, Cut and Sifted, Certified Organic
Also commonly known as Gobo, or Great Burdock, this starchy root has a naturally fibrous cortex so any fluffy or web-like material occurs normally. Burdock root has a reputation for being a good liver supporting herb and a blood purifier. Burdock also contains inulin, a saccharide that may contribute to its general overall digestive system support.
“In the root, the active ingredients have been found to ‘detoxify’ blood
in terms of TCM and promote blood circulation to the skin surface,
improving the skin quality/texture and curing skin diseases like eczema.
Antioxidants and anti-diabetic compounds have also been found in the
It is an edible taproot, and can be used fresh in vegetable dishes such as stir fry, or added to your favorite smoothie.
Chan YS, Cheng LN, Wu JH, Chan E, Kwan YW, Lee SM, Leung GP, Yu PH, Chan SW. (2011). A review of the pharmacological effects of Arctium lappa (burdock). Inflammopharmacology, Oct;19(5):245-54.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. As with any herbal medicines you should contact your doctor to ensure Burdock Root is right for you.