Always known as the skin healing plant par excellence, Burdock is used for treating dermatosis of various kinds, linked to biological and metabolic disorders. It is a particularly effective treatment for acne, dermatitis, eczema, seborrhea, dandruff and psoriasis, thanks to the presence of polyunsaturated compounds; phenolic acids with antibiotic, antibacterial and antiphlogistic properties.
In phytotherapy Burdock is used for its depurative function, (stimulates biliary and hepatic function) hypoglycemic, cholesterol-lowering, laxative and anti-rheumatic. The root of this plant contains lignans, B complex vitamins, amino acids, oligo elements, bitter substances, tannins and resins. Primarily, it is made up of inulin, which drains and purifies the blood and helps eliminate toxins, namely the “waste” produced by the body’s various metabolic processes.