Burdock is a biennial thistle from the Asteracee family, native to Europe, North America, Africa and Northern Asia. The roots, and sometimes also the leaves are used. These contain caffeic acid, chlorogenic acid, B complex vitamins, mucilage, lappatin, bitter substance, traces of essential oil, antibiotic substances, polyunsaturated compounds, arctic acid, arctinones, lappaphens, polyphenols, inulin, tannins and resins. On account of its anti-mycotic and anti-bacterial effects, it acts on some skin diseases. Its undeniable cleansing capacity makes Burdock irreplaceable in dermatological phytotheraphy, in particular in the treatment of acne in the young and for seborrheic, greasy and impure skin.
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