burdock

DCF 1.0burdock_root

Part used Root
Use Tea; can be eaten as root vegetable
Benefits
  • Helps eliminate excess fluids and stimulates elimination of toxic materials, thus relieving liver disorders and clearing digestion
  • Cleanses body of bile, detoxifies kidneys and gallbladder, increases perspiration
  • Fiber in burdock prevents absorption of toxins in GI tract and regulates blood sugar with both fiber and high chromium content

Adapted from:

Balch, P.A. (2002). Prescription for herbal healing. New York, NY: Avery books

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