Burdock has the historical reputation of being an “alternative”, meaning herbalists have considered it as a good source of nutrients to help build the body. Our great-grandparents called plants like Dandelion and Burdock blood “purifiers.” Various tribes of Indians used Burdock for skin sores, other tribes such as the Cherokees used it for a broader base of ailments.
Burdock is and herb to use during pregnancy. It is a mineral rich hormone which can help in balancing all systems.
It helps prevent water retention and jaundice in the baby.
Burdock is an excellent blood purifier and cleanser and eliminates long-term impurities from the blood very rapidly. It is also an antidote for acute poisoning. Burdock can reduce swelling around the joints by promoting kidney function, thus increasing the flow of urine. It helps to clear the blood of harmful acids due to calcification deposits.
Pituitary Gland( Burdock helps to release protein in the proper amounts, thus maintaining hormonal balance for a healthy body.)
Nature’s Iron( Burdock is a good source of iron making it an excellent choice for treating iron deficiencies.)
Poisoning( Burdock has the ability to neutralize most poisons, relieving both the kidneys and lymphatic system. )
Inulin( The source of most of Burdock’s Curative powers, consist of 27% to 45% inulin which is a form of starch important in the metabolism of carbohydrates.)