Herb of the Day: Burdock


Burdock (Artcium lappa)
Parts used: root

This herb is one of the best natural blood purifiers in the world. Burdock reduces swelling of the joints, rid the body of calcification deposits and it promotes kidney function to help clear the blood of harmful acids. It contains up to 45% inulin, which is the major source of its healing effects. It has shown to be an effective treatment for prolapsed and displace uterus.
When burdock is mixed with sassafras and made into a tea, it releases a strong oil that is said to be soothing to the hypothalamus. It aids the pituitary gland by releasing large supplies of protein, which helps adjust hormone balance in the body. Some doctors believe that a malnourished pituitary is linked to weight issues.

Vitamin content:
Vitamin C
Vitamin A
Vitamin P
B-complex vitamins
PABA
Sulfur
12% protein
70% carbohydrate
Iron
Silicon
Copper
Iodine
Zinc

Acne, Allergies, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Purifier, Boils, Bronchitis, Canker sores, Cancer, Dandruff, Eczema, Fevers, Gout, Hay fever, Kidney problems, Lumbago, Lactinoma, Lungs, Nervousness, Rheumatism, Skin Diseases, Prolapsed uterus, Wounds

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