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(EX. VAT) 50 g £4.89
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Burdock Root (Organic)

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Dried roots

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.  

Inci:

Arctium lappa
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?
Water 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.

Related/Synergistic Products
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
 
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