A member of the Asteraceae family with its purple, thistle-like flowers, the entire Burdock plant is commonly used in a variety of ways for its medicinal and nutritional value.
Folk herbalists for centuries have boosted of the many benefits burdock offers. Traditionally it has been recognized for supporting the circulatory system as well as healthy skin. Folk herbalists have used the tea as a skin wash. Burdock contains significant amounts of chromium, copper, iron, and magnesium.
Common Names: Burdock root, lappa, thorny burr, beggar’s buttons, clothburr