Herb of the Month – Arctium lappa

By Artemisia Herbs

Burdock Family: Asteraceae Related to: Artichoke, Native Habitat: Europe, Asia, and has been naturalized in most regions throughout the United States Parts Used: Leaves, Roots, Seeds Growing Conditions: Moist, rich soils with full sun   Burdock has been long used across the globe, from its prolific use as a staple in Asian cuisine, included as a bitter agent in beer prior…