Burdock Seed

Shop Available Burdock Seed Forms and Sizes of Bulk Herbs Below

Common Name:
  Burdock Seed, Burdock Fruit, Lappa, Edible Burdock, Achene of Great Burdock, Greater Burdock Fruit, fructus arctii 
Botanical Name:  Arctium lappa; Fructus
Chinese / Pin Yin Name:  Niu Bang Zi 
Burdock Seed Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Burdock Seed Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Use caution for those with diarrhea.  Do not use with diabetic medications.  Do not use with open sores.

Burdock Seed Benefits & Information

Burdock seed is the fruit of the burdock plant.  Burdock seed has a long history of medicinal uses.  Studies have found the compounds in burdock seed have an inflammatory effect which may be beneficial for skin and throat health.   

Burdock seed is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb used to disperses wind heat, relieve toxicity, moisten the intestines and vents rashes.  Burdock seed benefits the throat, promotes normal glucose levels, supports skin health, and may ease fever.

Whole burdock seeds can be used to make a tea, decoction, or tincture.  Use burdock seed powder to make your own fresh filler-free burdock seed capsules.
Burdock Seed Properties: Acrid, Bitter, Cold
Burdock Seed Channels / Meridians: Lung, Stomach
Burdock Seed Naturally Occurring Components:  phenylpropanoids, terthienyl and gaiacol and it's derivatives, sesquiterpene, triterpenoids, proteins, vitamins and minerals

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