Arctium Lappa or Greater Burdock oil
Burdock root (also known as Arctium Lappa or Greater Burdock) oil has been used for centuries as a natural hair care treatment for the traditional prevention of hair loss. This oil helps ease scalp irritation and causes improvement in scalp conditions. These mechanisms of action result in increased hair thickness, enhanced shine, and hair strength. Using this product regularly will help in the restoration and maintenance of healthy scalp and hair. The extract of Burdock root oil is loaded with phytosterols and necessary fatty acids that promote and sustain the normal function of hair follicles and sebaceous glands. Burdock root oil has also been used by herbalists to prevent baldness, to treat skin diseases, to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, and to prevent certain types of cancer. Burdock root oil (also called) is naturally occurring oil that has been known for many years to have the ability to enhance and revive hair growth and quality. It can be used to ease itching and other irritation of the scalp and it also improves the conditions of the scalp to make it more conducive for hair growth.
As a hair care treatment Burdock root oil possesses many other health benefits although yet to be clinically proven. Burdock root oil contains Phytosterols, a type of cholesterol molecule that exists in many edible plants, most abundantly in vegetable oils. Although only trace amount of this substances are absorbed into the body, studies have shown that they are essential in limiting the rate at which cholesterol is taken up into the body hence reducing the risk of some cardiovascular diseases.