Native to Asia and Europe, Burdock roots have been used for centuries in holistic medicine to treat a variety of conditions. Traditionally, it was used as a diuretic and digestive aid. More recently, research has found it to contain multiple types of antioxidants and phenolic acid. A taproot variety, it is a relative of the dandelion and has a flavor similar to the artichoke.
Origin: China | We recommend referring to a healthcare practitioner before using herbs and spices, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.