If you’ve ever been curious about herbal medicine, it is worth pursuing the bulk department at the Bushwick Food CoOp. We carry a wide variety of bulk teas and dried spices. Consider blending a few different teas into your own concoctions. Burdock root, for example, is associated with many health benefits and also adds an earthy sweetness to beverages. Used for generations in traditional Chinese medicine, the root vegetable is said to promote healthy blood flow and act as a diuretic. It has also been used to treat acne and as an aphrodisiac. Modern scientific research studies are now beginning to investigate the validity of long held beliefs about the plant.
- 2 Porter Ave (The Loom) · Brooklyn · NY 11237
- (347) 450‒1087
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