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Can Burdock Root Help Treat Kidney Failure

Can Burdock Root Help Treat Kidney FailureAs we all know, burdock is a plant, and its root, leaf and seed are often used to make food and medicine, because it contains a variety of nutritions. Whether the burdock root can help treat Kidney Failure or not? In this article, you will find out the answer.

Burdock root contains numerous compounds that are known to have the effects of antioxidant, preventing various disease and prompting health condition. The nutrition in burdock root determines it has the following benefits for Renal Failure patients.

1. Lower high blood pressure and blood sugar

High blood pressure is a common symptom for patients with Kidney Failure. If uncontrolled effectively, hypertension can increase the risk of cardiovascular disorder and heart problem. Burdock root contains carotene and arctiin that can regulate kidney failure patients’ blood pressure very well. Besides, it is a good source of non-starch polysaccharides such as inulin, glucosid-lappin, etc. The insulin plays an important role for reducing high blood sugar level.

2. Ease the arteriosclerosis

Burdock root also contains small quantities of many necessary vitamins, including folic acid, pyridoxine, vitamin E and vitamin C. These are important for optimum health. Especially vitamin C, it has the function of preventing and treating arteriosclerosis, which is also one complication of kidney failure.

3. Reduce fluid retention

People take burdock to increase urine output, kill germs, reduce fever, and purify blood. When more fluid are discharged out of the boy, less fluid can collect in the body. Therefore, swelling and edema is eased effectively.


Although burdock root has many benefits, it may cause some side effects easily if patients use it incorrectly. So, when you have some food or medicines which contain burdock root, you should choose a proper amount through consulting your family doctor or doctor online.

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