Burdock Root - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses

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Burdock Root - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses
Burdock Root - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses

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Burdock root

Instructions for use:

  1. 1. Release form and composition
  2. 2. Indications for use
  3. 3. Contraindications
  4. 4. Method of application and dosage
  1. 5. Side effects
  2. 6. Special instructions
  3. 7. Drug interactions
  4. 8. Terms and conditions of storage
Burdock root
Burdock root

Burdock root is a medicinal plant with moderate choleretic, diuretic, diaphoretic, wound healing and anti-inflammatory effects.

Release form and composition

Dosage form - crushed roots from brown to yellowish-gray in color, of various shapes, the size of the pieces does not exceed 7 mm, have a peculiar weak odor (30, 50, 75 and 100 g each in a polypropylene, plastic or paper bag, in a cardboard box 1 bag).

The roots contain fatty oil with palmitic and stearic acids, essential oil, mucus, inulin, bitter and tannins, vitamins, and mineral salts.

Indications for use

The use of the drug is indicated in the treatment of gastritis, cystitis, urethritis, gout, hypomotor dyskinesia of the biliary tract, as part of the complex therapy of arthritis.

In addition, the water extract of the roots is used externally for acne, seborrhea, eczema, and furunculosis.


  • The period of pregnancy and breastfeeding;
  • Age under 12;
  • Hypersensitivity to the drug.

Method of administration and dosage

Burdock root in the form of a decoction is taken orally 30 minutes before meals.

Outwardly, the broth is used in the form of local irrigation, lotions and washing.

To prepare the broth, put 2 tablespoons (10 g) of roots in an enamel bowl, pour in one glass (200 ml) of hot boiled water and, cover with a lid, simmer in a water bath for 30 minutes with frequent stirring. After removing from heat, the broth is infused and simultaneously cooled at room temperature for 10 minutes. Then it is filtered, having squeezed out the cake well, and the volume is brought to 200 ml with boiled water. It is taken warm.

The recommended dosage for the use of the broth inside: 1/2 cup (100 ml) 2-3 times a day for 2-3 weeks. Before each intake, the infusion should be shaken.

Side effects

The use of a decoction of burdock root can cause the development of allergic reactions.

special instructions

The prepared aqueous extract has a slimy structure and a sweetish taste.

The finished broth should be stored in a cool dark place and used within two days.

Drug interactions

The interaction of burdock root infusion with other drugs has not been established.

Terms and conditions of storage

Keep out of reach of children, protected from light, dry place.

Shelf life is 4 years.

Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!

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