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Product Description - Starwest Botanicals Organic Burdock Root C/S Bulk 1lb.
Organic Burdock Root (Arctium lappa)
Organic burdock root has long been considered a nutritious and strengthening food in the East and other parts of the world. The long and fleshy root is also an important herbal medicine. Known by its Latin name Arctium lappa, the burdock plant is a biennial thistle with green, hairy leaves and reddish purple flower clusters. It is either revered as a healing herb or otherwise disdained as a weed.
Organic Arctium lappa or burdock is exalted as nature?s best "blood purifier," helping to cleanse toxins and congestions from the circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory and urinary systems. For maximum benefit, it is recommended that organic burdock root be taken consistently over several months, even after relief?to normalize the system. Practitioners often recommend organic burdock as its long-term benefits make it a staple bulk item.
Organic burdock root is celebrated as a miraculous healer for many types of skin condition, from eczema to acne. It can be taken internally in tea and tincture combinations or crushed into powder for capsules.
Externally, bulk organic burdock root powder is applied in poultices and baths for relieving boils, burns, wounds and hemorrhoids. The "bur? oil that comes from the burdock root is commonly applied in infusions and poultices for strengthening and beautifying hair, stopping scalp itch and combating hair loss. Organic burdock root poultices are also commonly applied for inflammation from arthritis, rheumatism, and backaches.
Botanical Name: Arctium lappa
Description: 1 lb. of Organic Burdock Root Cut & Sifted (C/S)
Common Names: Lappa, edible burdock
Common Uses: It is a diuretic without the side effects such as irritation and nausea. Externally, the leaves have been applied for benign skin tumors and in the treatment of knee joint swellings unresponsive to other medicines.
Qualities & Properties: Antibiotic, antifungal, diaphoretic, diuretic, mild laxative, antipyretic
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Starwest Botanicals not only utilizes our own milling and packaging operations for all organic herbs and bulk spices, we also conduct quality control testing on each and every product in our own laboratory. With attention like that, you can be sure you will receive only the highest-quality organic herbs, dried herbs, organic spices and all natural products when you place an order with Starwest.
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