Burdock root is a vegetable native to Northern Asia and Europe, though it now grows in the United States. The burdock plant’s deep roots are very long and vary in color from beige to brown and nearly black on the outside.
One of the most common uses for burdock root has been to purify the blood.
Another possible use of burdock root is as an aphrodisiac. Some have researched the extract of burdock root had an aphrodisiac effect, it enhances sexual function and increases the amount of sexual behavior.