Burdock, the precursor to Velcro????

Burdock blog

Did you know that velcro was inspired by an herb?   Burdock is covered in hooks similar to velcro.   The inventor of velcro noticed how those hooks stuck to his clothing and invented the hook and loop system we all know so well today!  It is this ability to “hook” onto … Continue reading

What Worms Love

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Parasites, just like you and I, have favorite foods, environments and activity levels.  In the last few weeks, we’ve been learning about what parasites are, where they come from, and common symptoms people with parasites experience.  Our Worm Out parasite cleanse helps the body to naturally rid itself of these … Continue reading

Herb of the Day: Burdock

HOTD Burdock

Burdock is a common weed which is said to have inspired the invention of velcro.  In 1941 Swiss engineer George de Mestral noticed the burrs of burdock sticking to his dog’s fur and to his own clothing.  After researching the composition of the burrs, he developed velcro based on the … Continue reading