HIGH ALTITUDE ORGANICS TM Burdock oil is carefully extracted from both roots and leaves of the wild crafted Arctium Lappa plant into organic extra virgin Olive oil, which offers double the benefits. Our Burdock root & leaf oil is of brown-to-green color due to presence of the leaves' extractives (as opposed to translucent-yellow root-only oil). (If you are looking for Burdock root only oil, see our other listing HERE) Our Burdock oil is rich in carbohydrates, volatile oils, plant sterols, tannins, and essential fatty acids, offering healing, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and powerful antioxidant properties, as it contains phenolic acids, quercetin, and luteolin. Our Burdock oil offers wide range of Ayurvedic medicinal uses. The anti-bacterial, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties enable burdock root to be used as a safe, natural remedy for assorted skin conditions, including acne, skin ulcers, eczema, and psoriasis. It is also quite popular in treatment of dry skin and related conditions, as a wrinkle treatment, in combating acne, and soothing the skin. Burdock oil is packed with good amounts of vital vitamins, such as riboflavin, folic acid, niacin, pyridoxine, vitamin E and vitamin C, Vitamin B complex, which contains riboflavin to fight free radical damage to the cells and pantothenic acid to offer an anti-aging boost to the skin. Burdock also contains minerals, such as manganese, iron, magnesium, selenium, phosphorous, calcium, and zinc, Burdock is a great treat for a tired skin that needs rejuvenation. Burdock has the potential to safeguard injuries from infections, making way for faster recovery. Burdock oil has antifungal and antibiotic properties, which helps fight acne-causing bacterial, and is a natural remedy for skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Burdock helps stimulate hair growth by improving blood circulation on the scalp. It can also relieve scalp irritation and other scalp disorders. Being rich in phytosterols and essential fatty acid, it helps you maintain a healthy scalp, promoting natural hair growth. It is also effective in treating dandruff and dry hair conditions and dandruff. In cases of arthritis, burdock roots can help you reduce the swelling and joint pain associated with it, also easing gout and sciatica by reducing swelling around joints. Words of caution: Pregnant or nursing women should avoid using Burdock. Those who are sensitive or allergic to lactones, or plants, such as daisies, marigolds, chrysanthemums, ragweed, chrysanthemums and others of this group, use your discretion before using burdock.
Directions: Use undiluted on skin, or mix with another product at any ratio. For hair: massage into scalp, leave on for at least 1 hour, shampoo (can be applied warm).