A genus of coarse biennial herbs (Lappa), bearing small burs which adhere tenaciously to clothes, or to the fur or wool of animals.
with diuretic and orexigenic properties, used to treat cutaneous eruptions, rheumatism, gout, anorexia nervosa, and eczema.
A wild, hardy plant that grows throughout the United States. The long, dark root is highly valuable in macrobiotic cooking for its strengthening qualities. The Japanese name is gobo.
A hardy wild plant which grows widely throughout the United States. Its cooked root is eaten as a vegetable for its strengthening qualities. Dried and chopped, it can be prepared as a tea which has astringent and diuretic qualities. PICTURE
Burdock is a long, tapering brown root called gobo in Japanese. The Cantonese name for it is ngau pong. Burdock root can be used in salads or cooked with meat and other vegetables in soups and stews.
any of several erect biennial herbs of temperate Eurasia having stout taproots and producing burs
An herbal root extract that has been used for centuries to help troubled complexions.
A very powerful blood purifier. Used to reduce swelling around joints, helps to remove calcification deposits, helps with arthritis, eczema and other skin conditions, rheumatism, and gout. High in vitamin C and iron.
A hardy plant that grows wild in the UK. The long, dark burdock root is delicious in soups, stews and sea vegetable dishes or sautéed with carrots. Its is highly valued in macrobiotic cooking for its strengthening qualities.
A root that grows more than 3 feet deep but is rarely more than 1/2 inch wide. Like carrots it is a member of the parsley family, and the white flesh is mildly sweet. Young shoots and large soft leaves are slightly bitter and nice in salads. Japanese cuisine is fond of burdock, and always include it when in season in their mixed vegetable tempuras.
Extremely useful in treating arthritis, and rheumatism type stiffness. Also used as a digestive aid and to stimulate digestive juices. It has been found useful in treating liver and kidney function, which results in skin conditions such as dry scurfy skin and eczema.
Arctium lappa Root Antibiotic, depurative, tissue cleanser & healer
This slender root vegetable has brown skin and grayish white flesh. Used in soups as well as with vegetables and meats. Known by the Japanese as "Gobo."
An herb that is a skin and blood cleanser with antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.
a wild, hardy, thistle-like plant whose root is valued in cooking for its earthy flavor and strengthening qualities. Burdock is also called gobo.
Burdock ( gobo root , great burdock ,beggar's button) Burdock is becoming increasingly popular in the United States, but it's already an important vegetable in Asia. It lends an interesting, earthy flavor to soups, stews, or stir-fried dishes. Select small, firm roots. Substitutes: salsify OR asparagus OR artichoke hearts
( Arctium lappa) Traditionally used in both Western and Chinese herbal medicine as an antiseptic and detoxifier, this root helps remove excess sebum and buildup from hair in our Scalp Benefits(tm) Balancing Shampoo and Conditioner.
Arctium lappa. A plant whose seeds and root have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have antioxidant effects. Also called lappa and happy major.
Burdock is used in the treatment of skin conditions that result in dry and scaly skin such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It also is used to treat boils, carbuncles, styes and sores. Burdock's actions include: alternative, diuretic and bitter.
Burdock consists of the dried, first-year root of great burdock, Arctium lappa L., or common burdock, Arctium minus (Hill) Bernh. (family Asteraceae). The former species is native to Europe but has been naturalized in the United States; the latter is the chief American source of the root Burdock is a wonderful blood cleanser and detoxifying remedy, hastening the elimination of toxins from the body. The roots, leaves and seeds are all bitter, stimulating digestion and liver action and activating the pancreas. They can be used to strengthen a weak digestion, relieve wind, distension and indigestion and as a mild laxative. Burdock is an effective remedy for bacterial and fungal infections and to help re-establish normal bacteria in the gut.
A root extract with antibacterial properties. May also reduce inflammations such as rashes, redness, acne, eczema.
Burdock is any of a group of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium, family Asteraceae. Common Burdock (A. minus) grows wild throughout most of North America, Europe and Asia.