Burdock roots, young shoots, peeled stalks, and dried seeds carry numerous compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties.The root is very low in calories; provide about 72 calories per 100 g. Burdock is a good source of non-starch polysaccharides such as inulin, glucoside-Lappin, mucilage, etc., that help act as a laxative.
Additionally, inulin acts as prebiotic and helps reduce body weight, and the blood sugar and cholesterol levels in the blood.Burdock root is especially containing proper amounts of electrolyte potassium (308 mg or 6.5% of daily required levels per 100 g root) and low in sodium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure
See the table below for in depth analysis of nutrients:
Burdock root (A. lappa),raw, Nutrition value per 100 g.
(Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)
|Principle||Nutrient Value||Percentage of RDA|
|Total Fat||0.15 g||<1%|
|Dietary Fiber||3.3 g||8%|
|Pantothenic acid||0.321 mg||6%|
|Vitamin A||0 IU||0%|
|Vitamin C||3 mg||5%|
|Vitamin E||0.38 mg||2.5%|
|Vitamin K||1.6 µg||1%|
Botanically, burdock belongs to the family of Asteraceae; in the genus of Arctium, and known scientifically as Arctium lappa.
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