Discover the principal herb of GOBO, the traditional holistic health system of Asia, with Burdock Tea. Known throughout Asia as the “Queen of Herbs”, for centuries Burdock (commonly know as GOBOl) continues to be an effective herb that promotes health. A treasure trove of holistic health, brewed to perfection, just the way nature intended.
Ordinary burdock tea is made from drying cut raw roots. By doing so,the most valuable properties in burdock, inulin is destroyed. To ensure maximum Inulin is retained in our special burdock tea, a proprietary process is used during manufacturing.
Best quality of burdock roots are hand selected in order to produces a very strong and rich flavor. Strong or light, you can simmer it to your liking. One of our tea bag can make 16oz to 24+oz.. Enjoy our tea hot or cold, sweeten or not. Our burdock tea can also be made with chicken soup or other soup stock of your choice.
Benefits of the Burdock Root
In both Eastern and Western traditions, the gobo root has been around for centuries, and is considered to be a powerful medicine, bringing healthiness to many parts of your body. The versatile Burdock root is also a favorite remedy to acne and psoriasis, while clearing redness and blemishes of the skin. In Japan, the burdock is also called the gobo root, and is highly valued for their anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. The Chinese have used this root to alleviate the discomfort of a sore throat or cold. When looking into the nutritional information of the Burdock root, you’d be surprised when you see all that this little plant carries:
• The root is very low in calories; provides about 72 calories per 100 g.
• Burdock is very good source of many non-starch polysaccharides such as inulin, glucoside-lappin, mucilage...etc that help act as good laxative.
• Inulin also acts as prebiotic
• Helps reduce blood sugar level, weight and cholesterol levels in the blood.
• It also contains some valuable minerals such as iron, manganese, magnesium; and small amounts of zinc, calcium, selenium, and phosphorus.
• This herb root contains small quantities of many vital vitamins including folic acid, riboflavin, pyridoxine, niacin, vitamin-E, and vitamin-C that are essential for optimum health. Both vitamin C and E is powerful natural antioxidants help body stave off infections, cancer and neurologic conditions
The high levels of a dietary fiber called inulin in the root helps with a number of ailments. The University of Maryland has found that it can improve your digestion and in Asia, especially in traditional Chinese medicine, burdock root has been used to treat constipation and flatulence, while treating a wide range of urinary problems and also kidney stones.
Even with all of the wonderful things that this root already does for you, some studies have shown that the Burdock root can also help with weight loss. Although clinical studies are limited, preliminary research reinforces the appetite-suppressing effect of inulin in burdock and that it induces a feeling of fullness.
In Healing with Whole Foods Paul Pitchford writes, "(Burdock) is a virtual cure-all for conditions of excess, and significantly purifies the blood while reducing fat and regulating blood sugar."
Individuals who experience ragweed allergies or who are sensitive to pollen from certain flowers, such as daisies or chrysanthemums, may be allergic to gobo root. Pregnant women should avoid taking gobo root in medicinal concentrations.
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