Great Burnet has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years in cases of bleeding, burns, and skin ulceration. Modern science has demonstrated its effectiveness as an anti-allergic1, anti-inflammatory2, and anti-microbial3agent. In addition, it has been shown to stimulate innate immunity4 tocombat infection.
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3.Kokoska L. et al., Screening of some Siberian medicinal plants for antimicrobial activity. J Ethnopharmacol. 2002. 82(1):51-3.