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Burdock - Arctium lappa

Burdock - Arctium lappa


System: Digestive


Qualities/Actions: Used a mild bitter and to help tonify the digestive system. It works to stimulate the secretion of stomach bile and other digestive secretions to improve apetite and digestion. It works to improve blood flow through the body as well.


Anti-inflammatory: Controls inflammation, a reaction to injury or infection.

Alterative: Gradually restore the proper function of the body and increase health and vitality.

Aperient: Loosen stools and increase bowel movements.

Bitter: Support digestion and to treat ailments such as bloating, nausea and heartburn.

Hypoglycemic: Helps reduce the amount of sugar present in the blood.

Immunomodulant: A substance that modifies, or modulates, the immune system to help your body respond to a disease or illness.


Common Use: Roots should be harvested in the fall of the plant's FIRST year. This is a traditional food in Japan. It's great for roasting with carrots! 

Decoction, Culinary, Tincture.


Safety: People who are allergic or sensitive to the Asteracear (Daisy) family may be sensitive to Burdock.


Storage: Store in a cool, dry, dark place in an airtight container.





Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.

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