Burdock Root

From our list of ailments, see what Burdock Root can be used for:

  • Arthritis
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Canker Sores
  • Cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Cold Sores
  • Constipation
  • Cuts
  • Detoxification
  • Diabetes
  • Diaper Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Dyspepsia
  • Eczema
  • Fever
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gall Bladder
  • Genito-Urinary Ailments
  • Gout
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidneys
  • Liver
  • Poor Digestion
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Shingles
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Ulcers
  • Stomach Upset
  • Swelling
  • Tetters
  • Upset Stomach
  • Urinary Tract Problems
  • Venereal Disease
  • Water Retention
  • Worms
  • Wounds
  • Yeast Infections

Natural Remedies using Burdock Root

Carrot seeds have also been found valuable in menopausal tension. A teaspoonful of the seeds should be boiled in a glassful of cow’s milk for about 10 minutes and taken daily as a medicine in this condition.

Arthritis, Bacterial Infections, Canker Sores, Cirrhosis of the Liver, Cold Sores, Constipation, Cuts, Detoxification, Diabetes, Diaper Rash, Diarrhea, Dyspepsia, Eczema, Fever, Fungal Infections, Gall Bladder, Genito-Urinary Ailments, Gout, Indigestion, Itching, Jaundice, Joint Pain, Kidneys, Liver, Poor Digestion, Psoriasis, Rash, Shingles, Skin Conditions, Skin Ulcers, Stomach Upset, Swelling, Tetters, Upset Stomach, Urinary Tract Problems, Venereal Disease, Water Retention, Worms, Wounds, Yeast Infections

The Benefit of using Burdock Root as a natural cure

Different herbs have different optimum times for harvesting, and following biodynamic principles of sowing and harvesting will yield better-quality herbs. See the list of common herbs in Appendix 1 for harvesting times.

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Saw Palmetto) – Class 1 (AHP). “Hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (PH2). Commission E reports no contraindications or interactions for the fruit. Adverse effects: gastric complaints (rarely). As improvement is symptomatic without eliminating prostatic hypertrophy, a physician should be consulted regularly (AEH). May interact with the contraceptive pill, other hormonal therapies, and HRT. “Use during pregnancy and lactation should be avoided” (CAN). 34 of 435 patients completing a 3-year study reported 46 adverse effects, and a dropout rate of 1.8% due to adverse effects. “There are no known contraindications to saw palmetto preparations” (SHT). May interfere with PSA readings after 6 months’ treatment (JAD). If prevention of the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is responsible for impotence as a side effect of finasteride, then this could be a concern with equivalent doses of saw palmetto.