Burdock Root

Burdock root has been used for centuries  in many different cultures, including in  Chinese, Japanese Kampo, and Native American traditions for soothing a variety of ailments. 
  • Steep at 212 oF for 5+ Minutes
  • 1 tsp of tea per 8 oz of spring water 

*Our teas are sold by weight and not volume. We offer our one-size tea tin as complimentary with the purchase of 4 or more ounces. For example, dense teas like Ginger Turmeric don’t take up a lot of space in our tin. Conversely, the same weight of  fluffy teas like Chamomile Mint or The Healer would totally fill the tin.

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Burdock root has been a part of traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Metabolic profile of the bioactive compounds of burdock (Arctium lappa) seeds, roots and leaves

Research from 2010 has shown that burdock root contains multiple types of powerful antioxidants, including quercetin, luteolin, and phenolic acids.

Another review of the pharmacological effects of Arctium lappa (burdock)performed that year found that burdock root effectively detoxified blood and promoted increased circulation. A Burdock root extracts limit quorum-sensing-controlled phenotypes and biofilm architecture in major urinary tract pathogens

A 2015 study found that burdock root could treat biofilm-related urinary tract infections Antibiofilm and Anti-β-Lactamase Activities of Burdock Root Extract and Chlorogenic Acid against Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Research published in 2017 found that burdock might also kill other types of bacteria.