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Burdock Root, Dandelion, Red Clover

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.

Other Names: Red Clover, Purple Clover, Wild Clover, Trefoil, Trifolium Pratense
Traditional Usages: Mouth Ulcers, Sore Throat, Acne, Scrofula, Eczema, Old sores that refuse to Heal, Tuberculosis Night Sweats, Whooping Cough, Bronchitis, Heart Disease, Lung Disease, Colds, Influenza, Croup, Insect Bites and Stings, Psoriasis, Arthritic Pains, Gout, Diluted Eye-wash, Menopausal Complaints, Hot Flashes
Resources: Europe, Central Asia, Northern Africa, North America, Australia
Parts Used: Flower Heads

Burdock Root, Dandelion and Red Clover - Herbal remedy for Fibromyalgia:  Combine one teaspoon of chopped fresh or dried burdock, dandelion and red clover. Make a herbal tea by infusing it in boiling water. Strain and drink 4-6 cups daily.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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