Burdock Root Tea – A British favorite, strong tea in taste & texture. Helps ease colds and flu
While belonging to the daisy and sunflower family, the burdock plant is equipped with burrs so strong they supposedly were the inspiration for Velcro. It grows in temperate zones throughout the world from the British Isles to parts of Asia. All parts of the plants are used in food and beverages, including a British favorite, dandelion and burdock. As for health benefits, the entire antioxidant-rich plant has been considered beneficial, especially the root, used to ease colds and flu, kidney problems, diabetes and high cholesterol. It’s even said to inspire sexual desire.