Organically grown. Burdock is any group of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium, family Asteraceae. Native to the Old World, several species have been widely introduced worldwide. Plants of the genus Arctium have dark green leaves that can grow up to 18” (45cm) long. They are generally large, coarse and ovate, with the lower ones being heart-shaped. They are woolly underneath.
As Burdock Root is depurative (promotes cleansing and helps to eliminates toxins) it can be used for the treatment of inflammatory and allergic skin conditions
Burdock root oil extract, also called Bur oil, is popular in Europe and studies indicate that it is effective as a scalp treatment to improve hair strength, shine and body as well as helping to reverse scalp conditions such as dandruff
Which products to use it in
Use as a decoction for treating boils
In products for eczema and psoriasis prone skin - creams, lotions, gels, body washes and foam baths
In all acne and rosacea products
Effective in anti-itching products
Water or oil-soluble?
Can I add it to ready-made products?
Not recommended as it needs to be boiled (decoction before use).
Storage and Shelf Life
2-3 years. Store in the dark and keep dry.
When used in anti-itching products use it combined with chickweed herbs and chamomile flowers
Use in psoriasis products combined with horsetail herb for its silica