Herbal Information on Burdock Fruit in Bulk Cut Form
Common Name: Burdock Fruit
Botanical Name: Arctium lappa; Fructus
Channels/Meridians: Lung, Stomach
Pin Yin Name: Niu Bang Zi
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 Pound (1 lb.)
Form: Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces.
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Brand: Nuherbs Lab Test - Geo-Authentic Herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Use caution for those with diarrhea. Do not use with diabetic medications.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: phenylpropanoids, terthienyl and gaiacol and it's derivatives, sesquiterpene, triterpenoids, protein, vitamins and minerals
Additional Information on Niu Bang Zi
- Disperses Wind Heat
- Relieves toxicity
- Moistens Intestines
- Vents Rashes
Product Properties: Acrid, Bitter, Cold
Burdock Root beneficial properties
Burdock Root is a multi-purpose herb is native to Europe and Asia. More recently in the United States, with Native American Indians using it as a medicinal plant to cleanse the body and spirit. Arctium lappa, commonly known as Burdock Root, is a type of weed related to sunflowers and part of the daisy family. Native to Europe and Northern Asia, burdock produces purple flowers in the autumn and spring and can be identified by its heart-shaped leaves. Burdock root is thought to be the most beneficial part of the plant. Popular as a holistic medicine, it has been used for centuries to treat a range of conditions. The roots are long and dark in color, going as deep as three feet into the ground. Not only is Burdock Root a great drink, it can also be added to stews, soups, and stir fries.
Burdock Root is chock-full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals which are essential for the body to perform its functions effectively. Burdock Root helps to support and maintain normalized the blood pressure levels. Endorses positive digestive health and aids to equalize blood sugar levels. As a bonus Burdock contributes to healthy skin.
Burdock Root contains vitamins A, B complex and E. Phytochemicals include; chlorogenic acid, taraxosterol, arctigen, mucilage, resin; arctigenin, arctic acid; volatile oils & acids; non-hydroxy acids and sucrose. The root contains up to 50% inulin or fructosan.
Burdock Root contains inulin, a soluble and prebiotic fiber that helps improve digestion. Acting as food for healthy gut bacteria, inulin helps regulate inflammation and remove toxins from the body.
The significant levels of vitamin C and E, both of which act as antioxidants in the body aid to eliminate free radicals, meaning that Burdock acts a supporting role in bolstering and boosting the immune system.
Burdock Root contains multiple types of powerful antioxidants, including quercetin, luteolin, and phenolic acids. Antioxidants can shield the body against cell-damaging free radicals. The high antioxidant count in this root has been shown to help lower inflammation and joint aliments. The antioxidants in Burdock Root especially help to protect the liver against toxins in the body. The compounds that give Burdock its bitter taste can help stimulate bile production, aiding to detoxify.
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About Nuherbs Lab Tested Quality.
Each batch of herbs is dual-lab tested by our in-house lab and independent third party lab. Our in-house lab is equipped with instruments such as a high performance liquid chromatography, moisture determination meter, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, etc.
In addition, the following additional tests are performed:
- Micro bacteria
- Pesticides - over 200 pesticides tested for (Uab 2000 screen).
- Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic
Traditional Chinese Herbs
Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (Teas) emphasize harmony, and balance.
We encourage you to educate yourself on herbs and supplements, by researching reputable sites, and books. Having an open discussion with your physician on what will be most beneficial for your health issues. And lastly discussing interaction of herbs and pharmaceuticals with your pharmacist or physician.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: P10630UPC:Global Trade Item Number: 714490051892Manufacturer Part Number P10630Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 5.00 (in)