Burdock grows everywhere in Italy. It has large, triangular-shaped leaves, green on the top and light-grey underneath. The roots of one-year-old plants are used and are harvested in the autumn.
Arctium lappa L.
How To Use
Essential oil, absintina and other bitter ingredients, tannins, resins, organic acids.
Aids the body's own detoxifying and drainage systems.
Use: Children play with the flowers as they have little hooks that attach themselves to clothes.