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Burdock root contains calcium, arcigen, flavonoids, chromium, magnesium and potassium. Active polyacetylenes present in burdock have potent antifungal and antimicrobial properties. Cooking with Burdock is easy and delicious! Check out this wonderful healing recipe for Burdock Mushroom Sauce.
Burdock root has often been used to purify the blood by removing toxins that can build up in blood. It can be taken orally or used topically as a remedy for skin disorders. Also, burdock root can be a diuretic or soothe aching joints. Traditional Chinese healers used burdock root in combination with other plants to make cures for colds, measles, throat pain, and tonsillitis. Burdock root was also popular in Japan as a source of vitamins and other nutrients. In modern times, burdock root has b...