Arctium Lappa – Burdock

Arctium Lappa – Burdock

The mother tincture is prepared from the freshly-gathered roots of one-year-old plants of Arctium lappa L., Articum minus [Hill.] and Arctium tomentosum Mill.

N.O. Compositae.

Skin diseases. Eczema of the scalp.

Arctium Lappa is recommended not only in boils, but also in chronic, recurring erysipelas, and for uterine prolapse.

Arctium Lappa is used externally for offensive perspiration of the axillae. (The area in question should be washed with a 50 : 50 mixture of tincture and water.)

The German Monograph-Preparation Commission for the Homoeopathic Field of Therapy has, under the Preparation-Monograph for Arctium lappa, published the following indication(s) in the German Bundesanzeiger (German Federal Gazette) for arctium lappa: weeping skin eruptions; prolapse of the uterus; rheumatism.