Burdock (BD) is a common vegetable with many pharmacological properties.
New studies evaluates the potential beneficial effects of BD on fatigue and ergogenic functions following physical challenge in mice (Chen et all, 2017); (Seong-Ha et al, 2021).
Is this a new potential insight to open new studies in humans?
Other Burdock Root Benefits
-Burdock root is full of prebiotic fiber in particular inulin that has been shown to increase the growth of good bacteria, which is associated with improved calcium absorption, decreased allergy risk, improved immune system defense, and other positive effects on metabolism
-Has anti-inflammatory properties: is often used as an herbal supplement and has some anti-inflammatory properties to treat skin conditions like acne and eczema, as well as antioxidant properties, which may help to alleviate chronic inflammation in the body, One study found that burdock root decreased the inflammation in people suffering from osteoarthritis in the knee
- Is a natural diuretic
A typical use in Asian countries of burdock is to make Kinpira Gobo (burdock) a traditional Japanese dish made with shredded burdock root and carrot, garnished with sesame seeds.
Here the recipe