Join the House of Full Flavor as we take on the Gulzaar Foods Burnet delicacies... an ancient herb with modern lifestyle uses!
Appearance and Description
- A rose family perennial that reaches up to 90cm in height
- A primary dark brown root has short rhizomes that give rise to flower stalks
- The leaves are rounded, heart-shaped with toothed edges and bluish green in color
- Blooming from June to July, flowers are dark reddish and small
- The small fruit has one nut
- Burnet grows in meadows, ditches and damp alkaline soil areas
- Great burnet is officially known as Sanguisorba Officinalis and then there is salad burnet, Sanguisorba minor
- The flowers do not have petals
- The Greater burnet is used in medicinal treatments
- The roots and rhizomes and aerial parts have been used in herbal medicines
- Salad burnet is used as a coolant and astringent. The young tender leaves are used in salads, dressings, sauces, and soups with basil, oregano, and dill
- The older leaves are bitter, younger ones have a cucumber taste. They are used to flavor drinks
- The root is sour and bitter in taste
BURNET Health Benefits
- Salad burnet has exact medicinal qualities to the greater burnet and was used to relieve diarrhea
- Used in Chinese and Western medicine for anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic properties
- Relieves intense menstrual bleeding, blood in stool and urine, bleeding hemorrhoids and digestive disorders
- Gum Inflammation and swollen tonsils treatment
- Babaoglu, M. and Yorgancilar, M. (2000) ,TD-Specific plant regeneration in salad burnet, Plant cell, tissue and organ culture, 440: pp.31-32.
- Kazemeini, F., Malayeri, B. E., Chehregani, A., Lorestani, B., Kalvandi, R. (2013), Identification of the heavy metals accumulator plants in surrounding area of mine, International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences, Vol., 6 (10), pp. 562-564.
- Singhurst, J. R.anHolmes, W. C. (2012), Sanguisorba Minor (Rosaceae) Adventive in Texas, pp. 1-2.