What is Burdock Root?

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Burdock is a carrot-like root from the plant Arctium lappa, a biennial herb grown in China, Europe and the United States. Employed as a popular folk medicine around the world, Burdock is also consumed as a vegetable in Japan, where it is called 'Gobo'. Burdock is also considered a mild laxative.

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Burdock Root

Dosage Patients
475 mg daily 1

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Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 6
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
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Duration

Currently taking Burdock Root

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Burdock Root

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 2
5 - 10 years 1
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