Botanical Name: Arctium lappa
Common Names: Lappa, edible burdock
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Burdock root is a cleansing herb that is especially helpful for chronic skin conditions such as acne, eczema, boils, psoriasis and cysts.
There is a healthy respect in the old teachings about Burdock; that this is a herb that can bring about a healing crisis (where things get worse before they get better) and that it is a powerful herb that needs to be used with care and caution. You can read more about Burdock in Medical Herbalist Richard Whelan’s “Living Book” found here Burdock can also be purchased in an extract form as a convenient and easy way to supplement with herbs which can be found here.