Burdock (Arctium lappa) is the most talk about herb by herbalist- it was a well-known favorite by the famous natural herbalist healer Dr. Sebi. He claimed to have used the burdock root to treat arthritis and fed the fresh leaves to people who are anemic or lacking iron.
Dr. Afrika mentioned the burdock root in all of his books: African Holistic health, Nutricide, how to raise black children are among the few books to acknowledge the benefits of this great herb, the burdock root.
What makes the burdock root appealing to natural herbalist healers?
It appears every part of the burdock root herb is useful, which is quite apparent why it would be favorable to herbalists. The parts used are the root, seeds, and leaves: root-alterative, diaphoretic, diuretic, and demulcent. Seeds: Alterative, diuretic. The leaves are used as a tonic. Every part of the burdock root as a form of medicinal property.
Uses of burdock root tea
According to Dr. Sebi the burdock root has a high mineral content-especially the mineral iron, which makes it very good for the blood. It makes since why herbalists recommended burdock as the best blood purifier. It clears the blood of harmful acids. In the book natural remedies encyclopedia, burdock is referred as being used to promote kidney function, a purifier for chronic infection, rheumatism, Arthritis, skin diseases, and sciatica.
Benefits of burdock root
Dr. Sebi used burdock root to help skin disorders, like boils and carbuncles. He mentioned burdock good for relieving gout and menopause problems. The root of the burdock plant helps to eliminate excess fluid, toxins, Uric acid which can help belly flush; the plant burdock has antibacterial and anti fungal benefits. It may help against cancer because it acts as an antioxidant, for it helps to control cell mutation.
Burdock root elements
Burdock contains inulin, which is part of it source of curative ability. Burdock is extremely high in the mineral iron, which is very good for the blood. The burdock plant is the best blood purifier, which is why burdock is excellent for helpful in treating arthritis, rheumatism, lumbago, and sciatica.
Burdock seeds benefits
The burdock seeds can be made into a tincture or when extract, they are good for kidney and skin diseases. It is great for acne, chicken pox, eczema, boils, psoriasis, and all other skin diseases taken alone or with other herbs such as sarsaparilla. Make a burdock blood purifier or burdock tea of this amazing plant to experience what Dr. Sebi was talking about and find out why the burdock root was one of his favorite herb plant.
Burdock root for sex and penis blood flow
Because of burdock root mineral contents such as
Calcium, phosphorous, potassium, manganese, chromium, selenium, silicon, zinc, especially Iron, which increases blood flow and carries oxygen through the blood to all parts of the body including the penis; this increase sex drive and erectile dysfunction. The burdock root is excellent for increasing libido drives.
Sources: Dr. Sebi, African Holistic Health, and The Encyclopedia of Natural Remedies