Introduction of Burdock Root Extract
Burdock is also known by the names Bardane, Clotburr, Beggars Buttons, Gypsy Rhubarb, Gobo,
In traditional Chinese medicine, Burdock Root, in combination with other herbs, is used to treat sore throats, tonsillitis, colds, and even measles. It is eaten as a vegetable in Japan and elsewhere. Burdock is a mild laxative.
It also aids in the elimination of uric acid. The herb contains polyacetylenes that have both anti-bacterial & anti-fungal properties. By improving the function of many organs of elimination,many health conditions can be improved.
Burdock root extract contains high amounts of inulin and mucilage. This may explain its soothing effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Bitter constituents in the root may also explain the traditional use of Burdock to improve digestion. The polyacetylene constituents have also been shown to have anti-microbial activity. Burdock Root also have the ability to mildly lower blood sugar.
Function of Burdock Root Extract
1.Anti-tumor effect,Burdock root extract have anticancer activity;
2.Burdock contains antibacterial ingredients, the main anti-staphylococcus aureus;
3.Anti-nephritis activity, it has effective treatment of acute nephritis and chronic glomerulonephritis;
4.Promote bowel movements, lower cholesterol, reduce toxins and waste accumulation in the body, prevent and treat functional constipation;
5.Burdock root extract contains inulin, the water extract significantly reduced blood glucose in long time, increased the amount of carbohydrate tolerance.
Application of Burdock Root Extract
1.Applied in food field, burdock root extract is regarded as good nutrition and health of high value vegetables;
2.Applied in health product field, burdock tea can eliminate toxins, nutritional supplement, adjust the balance, suitable for many people to drink;
3.Applied in pharmaceutical field, burdock root extract contains a variety of essential amino acids in higher levels, especially those with special pharmacological effects.