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Arctium Lappa

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Burdock Root (Arctium lappa)

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Burdock root (Arctium lappa)

There will be no feeding instructions on this product.  Add to feed and split the amount between two feeds where feasible.  Allow up to three weeks for benefits to be seen with straight herbs.  Do contact the Helpline if you are unsure or would like further advice on which herb or supplement to feed.  Often supplements do give better all round support.

Horse directions for use : 15 to 20 grams daily : 1 x 15ml scoop weighs approx 10 grams

Canine directions for use : due to the size of the cut of this herb it is unsuitable for dogs : use tincture instead

After taking his dog for a walk one day in the early 1940s, George de Mestral, a Swiss inventor, became curious about the seeds of the burdock plant that had attached themselves to his clothes and to the dog's fur. Under a microscope, he looked closely at the hook-and-loop system that the seeds use to hitchhike on passing animals aiding seed dispersal, and he realised that the same approach could be used to join other things together. The result was Velcro.