Burdock (great burdock) is a herb having giant leaves that grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean area. For many centuries, burdock root, stems and leaves have been utilized as the components of different herbal remedies, preparations and supplements, like in the Premium Detox 7 Day Comprehensive Cleansing Program.
Burdock root is often used as a beneficial natural remedy that rich in elements such as calcium, iron, copper, potassium, lactone, chromium, inulin, flavonoids, mucilage, resin, chlorogenic acid, numerous vitamins and others. It is well known for its excellent purifying and cleansing properties. Root contains special kinds of essential oil facilitating toxin elimination in the body. Traditionally, burdock root was used to heal various viral diseases, for example, tonsillitis, measles, and many other respiratory problems. Today, the most developing and promising way to use the root is oncology, when the studies are still conducting.
Its benefits also embrace great diuretic properties. Thanks to a high inulin content, taking burdock root infusion can stimulate digestion and appetite, soothe digestive system as well as treat different stomach conditions, help liver cleansing, and others. Burdock root benefits like its antibacterial and antifungal powers are utilized to cure urinary infections, acne, skin ulcers, and many others.
In addition, burdock root products are used to reduce arthritis pains and stimulate our immune system. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the root is the best natural aphrodisiac having great powers to heal impotence and infertility. Advantages of burdock root include its efficacy for dandruff and hair loss prevention as it can be utilized as a treatment to improve blood flow in the scalp, thus assisting in strengthening and nourishing hair follicles.
Using this herb is safe but you should avoid some unwanted side effects. Those are dry mouth, slow heart rate, changes of blood sugar levels. Consult your health care practitioner before using burdock extracts.