Botanical name: Arctium lappa Native to: Europe and Asia Status: Australian Certified Organic Australian Grown Actions: Antiseptic (anti-bacterial and anti-fungal) properties, and can be used as an antibiotic, especially with skin conditions, such as boils, acne, eczema, local skin infections and rashes, or even fever. Detoxifying, anti-inflammatory and mild diuretic (helps to urinate) attributes. Description: Burdock is traditionally known for its use as a detoxifier and purifier of the blood and the skin. It may help to remove toxins, including heavy metals, and other waste products, as well as infections. Its antiseptic properties aid with skin inflammation and infections, particularly boils, rashes and chronic skin conditions, such as acne and eczema. Even during systemic infections, such as measles, mumps or arthritic conditions it can help the body to rid itself of these infections. Burdock has diuretic attributes that may help with kidney stones, gout and fevers , and potentially lower blood sugar levels. All information on this site is for informational purposes only. You should talk with your health professional if you suffer from an existing health condition, or if you are on other medication, prior to consumption of our products. You can order Burdock Root online by choosing one of the different sized packs in the weight drop down menu and adding it to your cart……. Our Herbs and Teas are Hand Packed in Earth Bags to minimise portage costs and save the environment. We send our herbs and teas via Australia Post in Compostable Mailers.