In parts of Georgia the roots are soaked in whiskey, the cocktail taken to get rid of measles or to avoid getting it in the first place. P. 1118. 1883: Scudder: (alterative) Therapeutic action: Burdock is described as alterative, diaphoretic, diuretic, aperient, and resolvent. Though alterative , it is too feeble an agent to be expected to effect the removal of obstinate and formidable disease unaided by other means;never the less, it is a valuable auxiliary to more energetic remedies. In the Louisiana bayou the Creoles and Cajuns alike use herbe coquin, or burdock to speed the healing of wounds and is said to cure the mange. Spring meant the advent of the planting and growing season and you had to be fit as a fiddle for this busy time, and people felt that these greens were tonic, health building. Also, useful in chronic diseases due to abnormal condition, or taint of the blood. Beyond the general health stimulating abilities, like many of the members of the daisy family, chamomile, inula, and calendula included, it has the specific ability to speed the healing of the skin. The Plants Database includes the following 6 species of Arctium . Rheumatism, both muscular and articular, when previous inflammations have left no structural alteration, are said to be benefited by the seeds. it promotes the secreting of the exhalant and secreting vessels and organs to a slight extent, and acts as a mild alterative. You may not connect the word burdock with the plant, but I am certain you have crossed its path before. The plant is most packed with healing in the late fall, just as the leaves are falling, so try to gather it then. From his diary we read the following about burdock, “and the Governor told me that its tender shoots are eaten in spring as radishes, after the exterior part is taken off.”. Scientific Back Up Burdock is a challenge to the rational thinker. Both cough and bronchial pulmonary irritation are relieved by it when an alterative is demanded. Common name : Greater burdock. CRC Press, Stuttgart, pp. This is interesting as we know acne is caused by infected sebaceous glands. Clinical Overview Use. 1898; Webster; (Skin) Burdock exerts a specific influence on the skin, and can be relied upon for the relief of eruptions depending upon depraved nutrition of the part. (1–13). For a wellness boost, think burdock. In 1910 the drug was dropped from the USP. Nutr Res 4: 961-966. It is of marked value in catarrhal and aphthous ulcerations of the digestive tract. Fact Sheet Chapter from book Backyard Medicine Chest Chapter from my book Thirty Plants That Can Save Your Life Chapter from My Phd Thesis Notes from the Eclectic Physicians. More than just being applied to snakebites, burdock has been used for skin ailments of all kinds, taken internally and used externally. Discussion The drug exhibits properties consistent with Brekhman’s definition of an adaptogen. Form for Administration – A saturated tincture of seeds not more than a year old; If more recent the better. Wildflowers; Statistics Height: up to 1.5m. On the proof side of things the Chinese have proven that burdock tea has a serious inhibitory effect on a number of obnoxious bacteria and fungus. Fortunately the medical tradition that once suggested castration has moved on from that and onto drugs that in theory kill the infection causing the pimples. Its bad enough when you wake up in the morning and find a pimple changing your profile at an alarming rate. This is represented by the specific medicine. Fancy that, sitting down for a cup of sheep poop tea. Scientific Classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked):: Asterids Order: Asterales Family: Asteraceae Genus: Arctium Species: A. Lappa Binomial name: Arctium Lappa Arctium, commonly known as Burdock is a biennial herb from Asteraceae family. Herbalists agree that it takes a minimum of 2 weeks for the herb to start working and must be taken for three months before it is judged. Hepatoprotective effects of Arctium lappa on liver injuries induced by chronic ethanol consumption and potentiated by carbon tetrachloride. It boasts a convincing 3,000-year global reputation for “boosting well being. Ellingwood’s Therapeutist. American Journal of Chinese Medicine 1996; 24(2): 127–37. The plant stays evergreen year round, so getting it fresh won’t be an issue. This notion is held by the Chinese and their research has concluded it does raise the libido. The Shakers included burdock in all their salves used to treat the skin, used to soothe burns, cuts, and irritations. P. 481. When to see July to September. Arctium minus. Let’s see what Frank King had to say about treating the measles. Dynamical therapeutics—a work devoted to the theory and practice of specific medication with special references to the newer remedies. “It’s going around the office” has replaced “a bad humor is sweeping the village.” Burdock should be brought back into the modern world as a shield against the diseases air conditioners spit in your face while you’re sitting in your cubicle. Its role in kidney disease should be examined. lesser burdock General Information; Symbol: ARMI2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Biennial: Growth Habit: Forb/herb ... Scientific Name; LAMI7: Lappa minor Hill: Classification. The drug was used to increase resistance to kidney disease and prevent kidney-related State of Exhaustion . Skin diseases, depending upon a depraved state of the cutaneous tissues and less upon the state of the blood itself, are conditions in which lappa has gained a reputation. Distribution and Habitat: Burdock is native to Europe and Asia and has now spread worldwide in temperate zones. Chapter from Thirty Plants That Can Save Your Life. And that’s what it’s all about, getting the body strong so you can do what you want to do. Clinically, the drug was used to raise resistance to acute and chronic bacterial infections, acute and chronic viral infections, autoimmune disease, and cancer. The American and European gypsies share the sentiment with the residents of Mammoth Cave , and say that burdock, one ounce boiled with a pint of water, and several teaspoons taken each day will tend to bad blood, and the skin eruptions that result from bad blood. This applies to we moderns, most of us work in group situations where one person gets a cold, and everybody has it. Before we move on lets take deeper look at acne, here is a quote from a physician writing in 1895. Its root has gummy texture and sweet taste. A favorable action is obtained from it in dyspepsia. You might find yourself looking for a place to make a stop! It may be possible that the “alterative” influence refred to may be accredited soemwhat, but the proposition, that it positively influences the lympahti system, may be accepted with considerable reserve. Research reveals that it contains inulin, a curious immune boosting compound. It has been particularly praised in psoriasis, its use being long-continued to produce good results. (17) The drug should be reviewed for its ability to increase resistance to cancer. Clinically, the drug was used to normalise the physiological abnormalities associated with State of Exhaustion (chronic ulceration of the skin and mucous membranes, digestive abnormalities, wasting, etc.) But, when it comes to staying well, this is really a plant we should all keep around. Arctium Lappa. If in fact poor complexion is caused by toxins in the system burdock and its clinically proven ability to act as a diuretic would indeed get the body cleansing itself through the traditional means, urination. Annihilate Arthritis The fundamental problem in arthritis is inflammation around a joint. But, when you turn on the television and find yourself confronted with advertisements designed to make you feel like a sub-human for having a pimple, advertisements created with the simple intent of making you feel badly enough about the fact you have imperfect skin that you run out and do something. Anti-inflammatory and radical scavenge effects of Arctium lappa. Scientific Name/Common Name: Arctium lappa / Burdock. Herbalists take a slightly different tack, and the burdock plays into this approach. Scientific Name Of Burdock Oil. This content does not provide dosage information, cautions/contraindications, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. All you need is a few seeds and some space in the garden. In aphthous ulcerations of these membranes and in catarrhal ulcerations, it is excellent. The cutaneous circulation is feeble in cases requiring burdock seeds. Burdock, (genus Arctium), a genus of biennial plants in the Asteraceae family, bearing globular flower heads with prickly bracts (modified leaves). With a field guide in your back pack you will have no trouble finding burdock growing all over the place. if you are looking for a ground cover, why not use this fuzzy rhubarb like plant? An ointment of the leaves, or their juice, has been used advantageously in certain diseases of the skin and obstinate ulcers. They collected them and ate them with great vigor, literally. The best part of this plant for such purposes is the seeds. Lets get to know our skin clearing plant and you will see how it will do this very effective trick. Dropping the seeds into the ground will result in burdock plants, and lots of them. Long before the age in instant messaging and discount phone service, Burdock had a reputation as a powerful tonic plant with the ability to stimulate vigorous health. Preparations – Extractum Lappae Fluidum. Origin name Arctium is said to come from the word 'Arctos', meaning 'bear'. Alternatives Echinacea(Echinacea angustifolia), Maitake(Grifola frondosa), and Yarrow(Achillea millefolium) tium lappa. • The efficacy of Arctium lappa—seed versus root. Description: Burdock is a very common weed with burrs for seeds. 1901 P. 360. 1903. It influences the mucous membranes of the air passages when irritated from any blood disorder, alleviating irritable coughs. 1907: Ellingwood It relieves irritation of the urinary apparatus, promoting a free flow of the urine containing urea, uric acid, and a full quantity of excrete solids. The Caxton Press. Must be used for a long periods of time. Origin and History of all the Pharmacopoeia vegetable drugs, chemicals and preparations. Its not exotic, in fact, its probably growing in your front or back yard. Pregnant women should always consult first with a health care professional before taking any treatment. As the name implies, Bur-dock, is largely known for its burs. Properties and Uses – Alterative, diaphoretic, diuretic and aperient. Burdock. 1898. Lawn and garden owners have been trying to keep this “garden pest” out of the garden since the first anal lawn was rolled out and neatly flattened with a steam roller. Burdock has been one of the top ranked blood purifiers for a long time. Eco-Availability Burdock is a rapidly growing weed. 1911: Fyfe glandular enlargement; dropsy of renal origin; obstinate chronic cutaneous eruptions; scrofulous, syphilitic, gouty, and rheumatic difficulties of long standing; irritation of the urinary apparatus with lessened secretion of urine. In North Carolina a folk belief is that burdock root, boiled with vinegar and a copper penny creates a solution that will cure boils. The toxins sitting under the skins surface irritate the tissue and low and behold their skin looks shoddy. Experts recommend starting out with small doses and work you way up to the full dose. If you don’t recognize the plant, you probably recognize the fruit. The whole plant can be used in the tonic, fresh or dried, fresh is, of course, better. Think of what big hints God gave us with this plant. Strengthen the blood it would do, improving the driving it wouldn’t. The drug was used to inspire healing in non-healing wounds. (1). With the stimulation of the waste removing systems toxins are gotten out of the body. Urination is the body’s way of moving toxins out of the body, people that don’t make water can be dead in a very short time. Scientific Name Arctium minus ← → Other Common Names: lesser burdock. Webster Medical Publishing Company. In chronic disorders lappa may be used to remove worn out tissues, where the saline diuretics are inadmissible. The leaves form a cooling and healing poultice for boils, carbuncles, etc., and the seeds are excellent for dropsy and kidney trouble, and are also an effective remedy for neuralgia.” At the time the booklet was written all forms of skin conditions were treated with burdock – even leprosy. The scalp becomes inflamed and when the inflammation subsides, the skin flakes off as if you have had a sunburn. Agricultural Research Service. it should increase resistance to adverse influences of a wide range of factors of physical, chemical, and biological nature. I have a medical text from an allopathic physician, that’s the school of medicine we have today, from the same period, that has a different tack to the acne problem. Skin Cutaneous disease, obstinate ulcers, dry and scaly eruptions, scrofulous disease manifesting in the skin, eruptions depending upon local faulty nutrition, crusta laca, chronic cutaneous erysipelas, psoriasis, tetter, eczema, boils and styes on the eyelids, chronic cutaneous eruptions. Despite its links to male performance, most sources attribute Burdock to the planet Venus. The skin eruptions are the body’s means of working the substances out of the body. The part we use in clearing the skin is the root which needs to be dug in the fall of its first year. Scientific Name: Arctium lappa Common Names: Gobo Properties: Anti-fungal, Antibiotic, Antibacterial, Diuretic, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Antirheumatic, Diaphoretic. Future Research • Arctium lappa and the GAS. Used in domestic medicine in North America in the early colonial period, the drug was in the secondary list of the USP until 1870. For this reason we harvest burdock root in the fall of its first year! Bad skin was a sign of a poorly functioning liver. Burdock species, native to Europe and Asia, have been naturalized throughout North America. Wild Burdock, gobo, burr, beggar’s buttons. The drug was used to raise resistance to scorbutus, syphilis, venereal disease, tuberculosis, gout, leprosy, nephritic disease, rheumatism, respiratory disease, and cutaneous disease. • Lin CC et al. Pampas and Purple pampas Scientific name: Cortaderia selloana and C. jubata . It increases the flow of urine and quiets irritation, being especially beneficial where saline diuretics cannot be employed, and in chronic diseases. Of course the problem is getting the damn thing out of the ground, no small task. Especially when the skin is affected! In 1880, it became an official drug and remained one until 1910. • Lloyds’ Dose Book of Specific Medicine. It is a very common an exceedingly chronic affection, appearing for the most part about the age of puberty. Along the lines of cleaning out the body, burdock is used to get the urine flowing. It directly influences the renal apparatus, relieving irritation, increasing the flow of urine, and assisting in eliminating morbid material. Gerard was aware of the plant’s abilities in this direction, “he also teaches that the juice of the leaves given to drink with honey, procureth urine, and taketh away the pines of the bladder”. Sounds pretty severe to me. • Felter, Harvey. Oh, I have written a lot about this herb! Masturbation has very little, if anything to do with the production of acne.”. There were not that many doctors around. Among the diseases cured by it are crusta lactea, chronic cutaneous erysipelas and psoriasis. 1895. Growsome yourself. The specific medicine is prepared from the seeds. Arctium minus. Ohio Valley Company. Whereas the Europeans say use it for the skin, the Chinese are a little more specific. Greater burdock. It is also mildly laxative and will get things moving out from that exit point as well. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report. Being anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor its easy to see how burdock would improve the acne situation. It is a remedy in broncho-pulmonic irritation, with cough, and in rheumatic and other constitutional diseases. Common Name: Woolly Burdock Scientific Name: Arctium tomentosum Habitat: disturbed areas, roadsides, farmland, forests - open areas, wet and dry grassland Provincial Designation: Noxious Noxious weeds are plant species that are designated as "noxious weeds" in the Alberta weed regulation.Noxious weeds must be controlled, meaning their growth or spread needs to be prevented. Remedy of burdock to clean the kidneys. If the seeds can be obtained and tinctured as soon as ripe the best tincture will result. 1855. Arctium minus. Gerard said, “Apeleius saith that the same being stamped with a little salt, and applied to the biting of a mad dog cureth the same, and so speedily setteth free the sick man”. I have seen this act promptly in the cure of tetter, eczema, and other cutaneous eruptions. After doing a little research I think you will agree this is perhaps one of the only plants in the yard that shouldn’t be pulled up, and you will welcome the Biblical punishment. If I had the choice of going to school or staying home for a brimming cup of sheep poop tea, I think I would have stayed home from school a lot less. Scientific Name: Arctium minus Bernh. 1911. Some compounds stimulate the immune system, other quiet it. 1898. And guess who lost the battle? American Journal of Chinese Medicine 2000; 28(2):163–73. Why not boost the immune system and then maybe it can fight the infection all on its own. Lyman watkins MD. The plant is a biennial plant which means that in its second year it blooms and then dies. Arctium lappa L. Arctium minus (Hill) Bernh. This belief that burdock is good for the lungs is held by Gerard, “also is good nourishment, especially boiled, if the kernell of the pine apple be likewise added, it is the better, and is no lesse available against the ulcer of the lungs, and spitting of bloud than the root is.” The Chinese believe burdock enters through the lung and stomach channels, and find it most effective in pneumonia and chronic coughs. I think Gerard summed it all up when he said that burdock strengthens the back. • King, John. Fluid Extract of Lappa. General Scorbutus, syphilis, venereal disease, tuberculosis, systemic tuberculosis, gout, leprosy, nephritic disease, rheumatism, wasting, deterioration of tissues, chronic disease, apthous and catarrhal ulceration. As such, December, January, and February were essentially devoid of greens in the diet. Ever notice the lovely smooth skin of an active alcoholic? Cancer Letter 2000 Jul 3; 155(1): 79–88. The Eclectics used both the root and the seed of the plant. • Fyfe, John William. In old times burdock was useful in arthritis, tonsillitis and measles, but nowadays it has been found that burdock has antitumor activity. 1855; Dyer (Vegetable Principles) Medical use – Useful in rheumatism, scrofulous affections, and inflammation of the kidneys. • Scudder, John Milton. Sounds like a healthy addition to any tea pot. Native to Eurasia, the plant became naturalized across the world. 1907. The drug was used to raise resistance to a number of infections. Burdock’s scientific name, Arctium lappa, means roughly “bear grabber” and shares the same root as the English word Arctic. However, the Eclectics did identify a somewhat new use for the drug. Pocket Essentials of Modern Materia Medica and Therapeutics. The indications are impaired nutrition of the skin, and dry scaly eruptions.” (2). So what we seem to have is a lung tonic, blood cleanser, and a body disinfectant, and of course, a back strengthener. There are many therapeutic uses of burdock in herbal remedies. This suggests the drug increases adaptation energy. Burdock. Published by the author. Burdock root has antimicrobial property which fights against infections in the body. This will sound like madness to any gardener that has battled to get the plant out of a well groomed yard, but if you like you can readily grow some. • Webster, HT. In a recipe book kept at Hancock by the Church family from 1828 to 1846, formulas for all sorts of concoctions could be found. Bidibidi or piripiri Scientific name: Acaena novae-zelandiae, A. anserinifolia . 1911: LLOYD This widely distributed plant known under several botanical names, such as Lappa minor (De Candolle) Lappa major (Gaertner) and Lappa tomentosa (Lamarck) is now official as Arctium Lappa. The root contains lignans including arctigenin, glycoside arctiin, and matairesinol, polyacetylenes, including tridecadienetetraynes, tridecatrienetriynes, and sulphur containing arctic acid. As I was editing the material for Burdock, I forgot how insanely health provoking this common plant is. *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The idea that poor skin is caused by toxins in the system gets po-poohed by medical doctors but in a way it makes a lot of sense. Burdock works on the skin on two levels. The water in which the greens had been boiled were always reserved for pregnant women and the ailing; the nasty liquid came to be called pot liquor. Genito-urinary Inflammation of the kidneys, nephritic disease, dysuria, dropsical conditions, renal obstructions, chronic urinary diseases, diseases of the kidneys, irritation, insufficient renal production, inadequate excretion of morbid substances, dropsy, painful urination. Origin plant Native to Europe and Asia, brought here by European settlers. Signs of State of Exhaustion , treated with the drug, included wasting, local depravity of tissues, apthous and catarrhal ulceration, feeble cutaneous circulation, ulceration of the GIT, and obstinate ulcers. Check Price. What is Burdock? It cures psoriasis and chronic cutaneous eruptions. Burdock has the ability to gently stimulate health and as a consequence improve the appearance of the skin. The Pennsylvania Dutch have made a lifestyle of preserving the old time culture, preferring the old ways to the new ways. Our next plant is indeed excellent for any skin problem, be it acne, eczema, dandruff, wounds that wont heal, and any infection that results in skin eruptions like the chicken pocks. The Shakers treated syphilis with the one year old roots of burdock and others have used it in herpes. A tincture of the seeds, long administered, is said to be one of the best of the remdies for psoriasis. Qhemet Biologics Burdock Root Butter Cream. (16) The drug contains several compounds that have been shown to normalise aberrant physiological function including leukaemia, lymphoma, water retention, diabetes, diarrhoea, dysentery, osteoporosis, poor gastric function, hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycaemia, immune suppression, constipation, oedema, inflammation, and hypertension. This widely distributed plant, known under several botanical names, such as Lappa minor (De Candolle), Lappa major (Gartner), and Lappa tomentosa (Lamarck), is now official as Arctium Lappa. Eclectic Bulletin 18: Pharmacy number 4. Lappa officinalis is alterative, aperient, diuretic, and sudorific. Also used in herbal medicine as a diuretic, as a pain reliever for rheumatic complaints, and as an alternative to help remove accumulated waste products via the kidneys, skin, and mucus membranes. They form a good diuretic alterative, and are used in diseases of the kidneys, and to remove boils an dstyes on the eyelids. From PubMed abstracts. Burdock does have a diuretic and laxative effect, so, its best not to take it right before leaving the house. Burdock Scientific name: Arctium minus, A. lappa . Scudder Brothers Company. An adaptogen may possess normalising action irrespective of the direction of the foregoing pathological changes. Scientific name. Common. Greater burdock is familiar to us as the sticky plant that children delight in, frequently throwing the burs at each other. The liver. The root of Burdock plant has been used in its native haunts, which includes much of Africa, Europe , and adjacent lands to improve immunity and overall health. If immune function is too high, it is reduced with burdock use. Scientific Name(s): Arctium lappa L. 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