Do you want to look 10 years younger? Try Burdock that helps lose weight, removes toxin and fights aging process.
Burdock is a biennial plant that’s native to northern Asia and Europe but now grows all over the world. It roots deeply into the earth and absorbs various minerals and nutrients. It is very popular in Asia and its roots have been used in Chinese medicine for centuries, mostly for its diuretic and digestive properties.
It is abundant in fiber and stimulates vowel movement removing toxin and fecal stasis in the body, which can help clear skin, inflammation, excess weight, etc. Other benefits are:
Improves kidney function
‘Inulin’ abundant in burdock protects kidney and promotes diuretic action. It is effective in reducing swelling and water weight in the body. It also facilitates removing toxin out of the body.
Blood vessel health
‘Lignin’ and ‘saponin’ in burdock help excrete cholesterol built up inside blood vessels and facilitate blood circulation, which prevents heart-related diseases such as cardiac infarction.
Anti-aging and Anti-fatigue
Burdock has strong antioxidant effects with ‘polyphenols, resveratrol and saponin’, providing anti-aging effects and also aids in combating tiredness.
‘Inulin’ is a prebiotic fiber beneficial for gut health improving immunity and clear skin.
Prevents diabetes and obesity
‘Palmitic acid’ in burdock curves down absorption of sugar and lipids, thus aids in preventing diabetes and weight-gain.
Prevents anemia and osteoporosis
Burdock contains 4% of the Daily Value of iron (0.80mg per 100g), which is beneficial for people with anemia and 3% of the Daily Value of calcium (41mg per 100g) fighting osteoporosis.
Improves immunity and fights cancer
‘Alkaloidal constituent’ contained in burdock peel enhances body’s healing power and has as strong anti-cancer effect compared to Korean wild ginseng.
Anti-inflammatory and Anti-bacterial effects
‘Tannin’ contained in burdock has anti-inflammatory effect beneficial for skin rashes, atopic dermatitis, eczema, etc. and its anti-bacterial effect fights acne.
How do I take burdock?
I boil a couple pieces of the root in a pot of boiling water and pour into a glass jar after cooling it and store in the refrigerator. It will last 3-4 days in the refrigerator. I drink it daily like tea.
It can be consumed as salad or stir-fried.
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** Caution: Burdock is known to possess cold Ki (energy) in Chinese medicine and activated vowel movement. People with low blood pressure, diarrhea, sensitive stomach, blood-related diseases and pregnant women should not be taking this.
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