- Provides digestive system support
- Good source of trace minerals
- Provides support to the liver, kidneys, and bowels.
Most people know burdock as burrs that cling to their clothing after walking though tall grass as or weeds. Historically, burdock root has been used in formulas for arthritis, digestion, hair loss, and blood sugar support. It is also a common ingredient in formulas designed to strengthen the immune system.
Active constituents of Burdock root include inulin which makes up about 50% of the plant’s mass. Inulin is believed to contribute to healthy friendly bacteria levels and also to have positive effects on blood sugar levels.
Burdock also has antibacterial and antifungal properties. This Natures Sunshine product contains 360 mg of burdock root.