burdock root

burdock root

a perennial herb found in the United States, China, and Europe.
uses This herb is used for skin diseases, inflammation, rashes, colds and fever, cancer, gout, and arthritis; there are insufficient data to know if it is effective.
contraindications Burdock is probably safe except in those who are hypersensitive to this plant. Burdock also should be used cautiously in people with diabetes or cardiac disorders.
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Access to a market that sells such items as miso, sake, burdock root, sour plums or katsuobushi flakes requires that the user have some basic ingredients for success; but those with such access (or internet mail-order) will find these methods revealing and unusual and will appreciate the wealth of flavors that are unique representations of the Japanese method of preserving.
Jasmine green tea supports skin health and is accompanied by burdock root, which aids liver function and promotes clear skin.
But after four days of subsisting largely on stinging nettle, burdock root, some ant eggs, and a failed attempt to chomp down on slugs, Lerner became so weak and light-headed with hunger that she nearly blacked out the morning of Day Five.
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This traditional remedy contains yarrow, elderflower, burdock root and poplar bark - herbs with a long history easing arthritis.
The main course is oriental clams with a top layer of sediment, with a dirt risotto and sauteed sea bass and burdock root.
We added Four + One tea, containing sheep sorrel, burdock root, slippery elm bark, and turkey rhubarb root, to help liver and digestion.
The nonvegetarians meanwhile can try the sushi cart which has many kinds of fish like tuna and salmon along with burdock root, a type of taproot and takwan(pickled radish).
Other helpful herbs are infusions of parsley, nettle, cat's claw, and burdock root, which assist in easing the condition.