Burdock – The Root To Cleansing

September 12, 2013 | By in HERBS | Reply More

Burdock Herb

Burdock, more commonly known as Burdock Root, contains a number of medicinal properties that are beneficial & have been used for hundreds of years.  Traditionally herbalists all over the world use Burdock Root as a blood purifier.  It is the root of the Burdock plant that is harvested for folk medicinal use.  Burdock has been used by herbalists worldwide to treat a variety of skin diseases such as abscesses, acne, carbuncles, psoriasis and eczema.  The beneficial effects of this herb include increasing circulation to the skin, helping to detoxify the epidermal tissues, as well as have been reported to destroy bacteria and fungus cultures.  It’s a popular detoxifying agent that produces a diuretic effect on the body which aids the filtering of impurities from the bloodstream.   By promoting perspiration, Burdock Root eliminates toxins through the skin.

People who use the products created from Burdock Root have a surplus of medicinal & health benefits. For example, the root is a popular herb because of its blood cleansing capabilities. Even though many health professionals question how this happens, burdock has several nutrients like iron and helpful oils that boost the immune system. Also, many nutrients in the root enhance its diuretic capacity, promote cleansing of the blood, and enhance your overall body wellness.  Burdock roots, the peeled stalks, and its dried seeds contain numerous compounds that are known to have been antioxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties.

Burdock root is also an effective remedy when it comes to treating prolonged skin problems. Its detoxifying effect, and increased blood circulation to the underlying skin tissues helps to destroy fungus, and bacteria present under your skin. In turn, this can help you to prevent/cure serious skin disorders such as boils, carbuncles, psoriasis, and even acne. It can also help you to manage ailments such as eczema is a safe and natural way.  Burdock root also has sufficient amounts of vitamin C, which makes it a potent skin cleanser that helps to restore flaking skin and for managing skin ulcers. If you have rough and or oily skin, a burdock root remedy can help smooth your skin, have clear complexion and, regain your young, youthful look. It also directly affects the sebaceous glands on your skin, enhances proper flow of sebum, and therefore, protects your skin from harsh environmental conditions.

This herb root contains small quantities of many vital vitamins, including folic acid, riboflavin, pyridoxine, niacin, vitamin-E, and vitamin-C that is essential for optimum health. Both vitamin C and E are powerful natural antioxidants help the human body stave off infections, cancer and neurologic conditions.  Burdock root especially contain beneficial amounts of potassium, and is low in caloric content. It also contains valuable minerals such as iron, manganese, magnesium; as well as small amounts of zinc, calcium, selenium, and phosphorus. Effusion of burdock seeds has been used for throat and chest ailments.  Burdock leaves and stems are used as a great appetite stimulant and are a good remedy for dyspeptic complaints, in addition to their use as a vegetable.

Not only does Burdock Root make a great blood purifier, it also cleanses the body, is used as a diuretic, and also helps to clear up various skin problems.  It has been used for hundreds of years because of its many medicinal & health-related benefits; it can really clear up many things in the body.

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