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.
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.
Which products to use it in
In products for eczema and psoriasis prone skin - creams, lotions, gels, body washes and foam baths
In all acne-prone and rosacea 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.
Combine with chickweed herbs and chamomile flowers for a soothing effect
Use in psoriasis-type products combined with horsetail herb for its silica