Burdock Root

Review Available Burdock Root Forms and Sizes of Bulk Herbs Below 

Common Name:  Burdock Root, Gobo, Great Burdock Root, Cocklebur, Beggar's Buttons, Edible Burdock, Fox's Clote, Great Bur, Gob A Shi, Jungali Kuth
Botanical Name:  Arctium lappa
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Niu bang gen, Niu Bang Ye
Burdock Root Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Burdock Root Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use if on blood thinner medication.

Burdock Root Benefits & Information

Burdock root is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb used to expel wind and resolve swelling.  Burdock root promotes normal elimination of fluids, promotes normal bowel movement, benefits the lymphatic system, supports digestion and benefits urinary tract health.  Burdock root contains inulin, a dietary fiber that benefits digestion.  It also contains powerful antioxidants such as phenolic acids, quercetins, and luteolin.  Burdock Root contains antibiotic , hypoglycemic, diuretic and anti-inflammatory effects.
Burdock Root Properties: Bitter, Cold, Slightly Sweet
Burdock Root Channels / Meridians: Lung, Stomach
Burdock Root Naturally Occurring Components:  The polyacetylenes in burdock inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi.  Burdock contains copper, iron, manganese, sulfur, biotin, zinc, iron, amino acids, mucilage, and vitamins B1, B6, B12, and E.

Herbs That Combine With Burdock Root

Balloon Flower     Astragalus     Dong Quai     Kudzu     Licorice     Milk Thistle     Schizonepeta

References:  http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/burdock, http://alternativehealing.org/niu_bang_gen.htm, https://herbpathy.com/Uses-and-Benefits-of-Burdock-Root-Cid2155