The Health Benefits of Burdock Root

Fresh Burdock Root contain polyacetylenes, which kills some types of bacteria and fungi and can also be used to treat ringworm, urinary tract infections, and acne and promote wound healing and treat ulcers. It is a good diuretic and flushes toxins from the body and is also a good liver cleansing herb. Burdock Root can also be use in ointments for acne, eczema, and psoriasis and as an oil for dandruff. And the Burdock plant contains dietary fiber, potassium, calcium, amino acids, and a lot of trace minerals and is also very low in calories. Burdock Root also contains inulin with lowers blood sugar levels. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Burdock Root is used to treat tonsillitis, colds, and measles.

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