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Scientific Binomial Name: Arctium lappa


Use in stir-fry, tea, or as a meat stuffing.


Also called Gobo root, good-quality Burdock Root will be firm, heavy for its size and have brown-colored skin.


Avoid product that is soft or pliable.


You can store root vegetables like carrots in your refrigerator's crisper drawer for a few weeks if placed in a perforated plastic bag.

To prolong storage life, soak in warm water for 2-3 minutes before storing in your refrigerator.


In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.

  • Nutritional Information
  • Burdock Root is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It's also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.

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