ARCTIUM  LAPPA (GREATER BURDOCK)

INCI: Arctium lappa

What is Arctium lappa or greater burdock?

Arctium lappa, greater burdock plant is very much popular in Chinese medicine. Its roots, leaves, and seeds are medicinally useful.  It improves blood circulation in the skin and helps to decrease cell turn over on the skin.

Use & Benefits

It has an antiseptic, antibacterial effect on the skin. It is useful in case of acne prone skin, skin with dermatological disorders like warts, boils, and eczema.  It also moisturizes dry skin, retains moisture on the skin and helps skin remain hydrated and fresh

References
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19146605
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20981575