In Turkey, burdock was believed to ward off the evil eye. It symbolised abundance.
Latin name: Arctum Leppa
Folk name: bardana, beggar's buttons, clotbur
Habitat: Waste ground, hedgerow, woodland edge, roadside
Part Used: Leaves, root & seeds
Medicinal Use: Blood tonic. Also used for arthritis, anaemia, anorexia, skin disease, lowering blood sugar and reducing cholesterol.
Wikipedia Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arctium>