Burdock Root


Burdock Root in TCM:

Explore the properties of Burdock Root according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

Temperature: cool

Channels: LU, ST, UB, KD

Flavors: bitter, pungent

Special Properties:
clears heat, clears damp, eliminates toxins, disperses wind

In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Burdock Root is known for its ability to resolve dampness, expel heat, remove toxins, and expel wind.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the lung, stomach, urine bladder, and kidney. The flavor of Burdock Root is bitter and pungent, and it is considered to be cool in temperature.