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Great burdock is also known as arctium lappa

Burdock For Food And Detox

Burdock or thorny burr is native to Europe and Asia but has become naturalized to many regions of the world including North America. The plant belongs to the arctium genus in the asteraceae family and has two varieties: arctium lappa (greater burdock) and arctic minus (lesser or smaller burdock). Both are similar in appearance except for their difference in height, however, arctium minus is more common compared to the former. The plant is widely distributed and can be found growing along roadsides, in field borders and empty spaces. Continue reading [...]

Flowers that Can Soothe Skin Rashes

Have you ever had a skin rash and looked for something effective, but gentle, to treat it? We have. We usually turn to natural sources of healing for issues that arise with our body, so we love the fact that the following flowers can be used in ointments, masques, and bath soaks to relieve skin rashes. Continue reading [...]