Burdock Root (Arctium lappa) is a biennial plant native to Europe and Asia. It is popular among traditional herbalists and is still consumed in Japan as a vegetable called "gobo"
Features of NOW Burdock Root 430 mg 100 Veg Capsules
- It’s a powerhouse of antioxidants
Burdock root has been shown to contain multiple types of powerful antioxidants, including quercetin, luteolin, and phenolic acids antioxidants protect cells in the body from damage due to free radicals. They can help treat and prevent a number of different health conditions. Antioxidants can also help to reduce inflammation. One study found that burdock root reduced inflammatory markers in the blood of patients with osteoarthritis
- It removes toxins from the blood
One of the most common uses for burdock root has been to purify the blood.
Recent evidence has found that burdock root contains active ingredients in its root system that can remove toxins from the bloodstream.
Research also found that burdock root effectively detoxified blood and promoted increased circulation in the surface of the skin.
- It may inhibit some types of cancer
Burdock root, as it turns out, may not only purify the blood but may also inhibit certain types of cancer. Research has also found that burdock had “potent inhibitory effects” on cancer growth caused by cancers like pancreatic carcinoma. Another study found burdock root significantly interfered with cancer cell growth
- It can help treat skin issues
Burdock root has also long been used to treat skin conditions like acne and eczema. The root’s anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties can help resolve skin issues when applied topically to the skin
For adults only.
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