Burdock Root is a feminine plant, ruled by the planet Venus. Traditionally the root was thought to carry magical powers, particularly powers of protection, healing and cleansing magic.
It is one of the most useful healing plants and all of its parts are considered very valuable in plant medicine. The roots are known to have a strong detoxifying power and is a blood and lymphatic cleanser helping to remove poisons from the body. It is one of the constituents of Essiac tea which is used as an anti-tumor and anti-cancer treatment.