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Arktio-Lappa root Herbs

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Arctic, also known as burdock root, Bardana root, Bardana, Beggar’s Buttons etc, is a genus of biennial plants commonly known as arctium lappa, of the Asteroid family. Arctium plants have dark green leaves that can grow up to 71 cm. They are generally large, thick and oval, with the lowest of them being heart-shaped, and hairy at the bottom. The stems of the leaves are usually hollow, and their flowers are spherical red thorns, resembling those of a thistle, followed by fruits covered with rough, pointed thorns, the well-known burdock. Arctium species generally bloom from July to October. The roots of burdock, among other plants, are eaten by the caterpillar of Moth Ghost (Hepialus humuli), it is also used as an edible plant by various other insects. For therapeutic purposes the root and rhizome are used which are collected in September or October. In general, arctio brings about a state of harmony and health in the body, helping to cleanse the body of useless products and the elimination of heavy metals. Dioskourides considered it an excellent tonic and anti-cancer for lung and liver diseases. It has strong soothing, antipruritic, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antioxidant properties and is effective against skin diseases such as acne, psoriasis and eczema, it also helps in the secretion of bile and digestive fluids even in cases of anorexia. The essential oils it contains offer unique hydration to the skin.

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50gr, 100gr, 200gr, 300gr, 500gr

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