BURDOCK ROOT EXTRACT

Burdock root herbal extract is best for blemished skin.

Scientific name:  Arctium lappa

Family: Asteraceae, daisy

Origin: Italy

Form:  extract

Parts:  root


BEST FOR BLEMISHED AND OILY SKIN

FEATURES

  • antioxidant
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antimicrobial
  • demulcent

BENEFITS

  • protecting
  • healing
  • cleansing
  • soothing

FUNCTION

  • active

Burdock root has many properties useful for skin including: antifungalanti-inflammatoryantioxidant and demulcent. It contains polyacetylenes which are antimicrobial, mucilaginous and polyphenols. In skincare it is often added to facial steams, cleansers, lotions, toners and salves. Burdock root is used especially for the treatment of oily skin and may be used both internally and externally for skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. It is also added to shampoos, conditioners and hair rinses, and can be especially beneficial for dandruff. Medicinally, burdock root is used to treat painful joints, inflammation and purifies the blood.