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Burdock, Slippery Elm, Sheep Sorrel, Turkish Rhubarb

Other Names: Burdock Root, Lappa, Lappa Major, Greater Burdock, Edible Burdock, Sticky Bobs, Turkey Burrseed, Hardock, Beggar's Button, Fox's Clote, Thorny Burr, Cockle Buttons, Love Leaves, Personata - Lovebird, Happy Major, Clot-Bur, Arctium Lappa
Traditional Uses: Food, Dog Bites, Snakebite, Constipation, Burns, Reduces Fluid Retention, Bladder Pain, Blood Tonic, Blood Purifier, Arthritis, Gout, Rheumatism, Boils, Styes, Seborrhea, Cystitis, Anemia, Anorexia Nervosa, Skin diseases - especially psoriasis, Acne, Eczema, Measles, Scurvy, Indigestion, Stomach Ache, Scalp Treatment to improve Hair Growth, Combat Hairloss
Resources: England, Europe, North America
Parts Used: Herb, Roots, Seeds
Note: Burdock Burrs were the inpiration for Velcro.


Burdock, Slippery Elm, Sheep Sorrel and Turkish Rhubarb - Herbal remedy for Fibromyalgia: A tea made with a combination of these herbs can improve fibromyalgia. Infuse a teaspoon of all these herbs (dried or fresh) in a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Strain and drink two cups daily. Available online from www.swanson.co.uk.

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