Description: In Japan, burdock root is known as “Gobo” and is regularly enjoyed as a staple vegetable in their diet. It is affectionately referred to as the “poor-man’s potatoes”.
In medieval Germany, the herb was thought to treat numerous health conditions including gastrointestinal complaints, and joint/bone conditions.
Botanical Name: Arctium lappa
Common Names: Benzoin resin, gum benjamin, styrax resin
Medicinal Part: Root