Teasel Root

Dipsacus asper – root

Teasel root has been used widely, and for a long time, as a remedy for bone health and as an anti-inflammatory herbal medicine.

In Lyme Disease it is used for its ability to pull bacteria from tissue and into the blood stream, exposing it to antimicrobials and the immune system.


  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Immunomodulatory.
  • Analgesic.
  • Bacteriostatic.


  • Joint disease including:
    ▪ Rheumatoid arthritis
    ▪ Fibromyalgia
    ▪ Bone fractures, muscle and joint pains
    ▪ Tendon and ligament injuries
    ▪ Soreness and weakness in the lower back and knees
    ▪ Symptoms in Lyme disease.

No known toxicity, contraindications or drug interactions.

The analysis of contents below is a guide only, product specific data including expiry date is with the item in the shop.

Dipsacus asper 1:2. Each 1 ml contains 500mg of dry herb.

Liquid extract in 60% ethanol. Use 15 to 50 ml weekly.

Our clinic uses fluid extracts from Optimal Rx, Herbal Extract Company, Nutrition Care, Mediherb or Sunray Botanicals, in this order.

The clinical applications of Teasel Root include its ability to displace bacteria from dense tissue where it may be sequestered out of reach of antimicrobial therapy.