Burdock Root

Arctium lappa

Burdock root has been used in traditional medicine for centuries, particularly in Europe and Asia. It is known for its detoxifying and blood-purifying properties. Burdock root contains inulin, a type of prebiotic fiber, as well as antioxidants like quercetin and luteolin.

Why We Use it

Burdock root is included in AlphaCleanse for its liver-detoxifying and digestive-supporting benefits. It helps cleanse the liver, supports healthy digestion, and promotes the elimination of toxins. Burdock root also has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce liver inflammation.

Key Benefits

  • Supports healthy digestion*
  • Promotes toxin elimination*
  • Eases liver inflammation*

The invention of Velcro was inspired by the burrs of the burdock plant, which cling to fur and clothing.

Science-Backed Evidence

Chemical Analysis and Antihyperglycemic Activity of an Original Extract from Burdock Root (Arctium lappa). 2014. Université Montpellier I, France
Effect of Aspergillus awamori-Fermented Burdock Root on Mouse Diabetes Induced by Alloxan—Prevention of Cell Apoptosis. 2014. Kake Medical Science Education Center, Japan
Effects of Arctium lappa L. (Burdock) root tea on inflammatory status and oxidative stress in patients with knee osteoarthritis. 2014. New Tabriz University (Medical Sciences), Iran
Chlorogenic Acid from Burdock Roots Ameliorates Oleic Acid-Induced Steatosis in HepG2 Cells through AMPK/ACC/CPT-1 Pathway. 2023. College of Food Science and Technology, Nanjing Agricultural University, China

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