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Burdock root, native to Asia and Europe, is the primary source of many
herbal preparations. It as a popular root vegetable in Japanese markets
(called "gobo") and has been used for centuries as a staple in
traditional Chinese medicine for conditions like tonsillitis and
Historically, Burdock root has also been administered for
conditions such as gout, ulcers, arthritis, rheumatism, and various skin
While studies have been limited to animals and in vitro,
the active constituents of burdock have shown anti-bacterial properties
making it useful for bacteria-related conditions such as acne, eczema, and
psoriasis. Additional test results have confirmed actions associated with
blood purification, toxic immunity, hypoglycemia, and inflammation.
Dandelion is widely considered an invasive, unattractive weed, but must be
regarded as a Godsend to the manufacturers of lawn herbicides. While the
dandelion's efficacy in destroying a perfect green, carpeted lawn is
undisputed, its efficacy for health matters is - or should be - of greater
Dandelion has widely been used in foods, wines,
beverages, and health preparations of all kinds worldwide. Its medicinal
actions seem to target the digestive and eliminative systems of the body.
Animal studies demonstrate extremely positive diuretic and bile-producing
effects whereby dandelion extracts outperform chemical drugs without the
Unfortunately, human trials are non-existent in these
areas. Research in humans that has focused on health conditions such as
cancer and diabetes has yielded positive results. However, these positive
findings are attributed to herbal blends and, consequently, dandelion's
specific effect on these results can only be surmised.
Take 20-30 drops of extract in a small amount of warm water 3-4 times daily as needed.
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