NOW - Burdock Root - 100 Capsule(s) - NPN: 80002726 -- Burdock is a plant. The root is sometimes used as food. The root, leaf, and seed are used to make medicine.People take burdock to increase urine flow, kill germs, reduce fever, and purify their blood. It is also used to treat colds, anorexia nervosa, gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, joint pain (rheumatism), gout, bladder infections, complications of syphilis, and skin conditions including acne and psoriasis. Burdock is also used for high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries (arteriosclerosis), and liver disease. Some people use burdock to increase sex drive.