Botanical Name: Arctium lappa
Botany: Tall biennial, grows to 6 feet tall. Alternate leaves, and clusters of purple, globular flowers. The flower heads feature hooked bracts for seed dispersal.
Tastes: Slightly acrid, slightly bitter
Organs: Kidney, Blood, Lungs
Traditionally Used to Support:
Allergic eczema, acne and psoriasis
- Recovery from skin disorders
- Urinary tract infections
Our bulk herbs are sources within 300 miles of our shop in Portland, Oregon-- and always organic.