Burdock (Arctium lappa L.) is rich in inulin, protein, essential oil, palmitic and stearic acid, mucous and tannins. The herb enhances cell growth, has a disinfectant, diuretic and diaphoretic effect.

Burdock roots are used in folk medicine. They are useful for kidney and bladder stones, gastritis and stomach ulcers, rheumatism, hemorrhoids, stomach pain, gas, even bronchitis.

Here is the recipe:
1 tablespoon of burdock root is added to 600 ml of hot water and soaked for 12 hours. Strain and drink 2-3 times a day 200 ml before meals.

A tincture can also be made: 3 parts burdock root is added to 10 parts alcohol. Soak for 15-20 days. Strain and take 15-20 drops with a little water before meals.

The oil extract is suitable for accelerating hair growth.

Here is the recipe:
Add 2 parts burdock root to 10 parts olive oil (almond oil). Rub into the hair to strengthen the hair, for shine, but also for hair loss and dry hair.

Bath decoction is also useful. How to prepare it:
1 teaspoon of burdock roots is poured with 250 ml of cold water. Soak for 7 hours. The prepared mixture is warmed and soaked for another 15 minutes. The body can be poured with the prepared liquid. Another variant of the recipe is to simply soak for 15-20 minutes 20-30 g of burdock roots in the bath.

Fresh burdock roots, when crushed, are recommended for rheumatism, gout, boils, even lichens.

Burdock roots are also used for various types of cough. You can prepare the tea as follows:
1 tablespoon of the herb soak for 5-8 hours in 250 ml of warm water. Strain and add the juice of 1/2 lemon to the resulting mixture. Drink 1 cup of tea in the morning and evening.