Siberian Cocklebur seed Xanthium sibiricum

Cocklebur seeds(Xanthium strumarium)

Siberian Cocklebur seed

 

chinese herb used traditionally to treat headache and to nasal congestion. Also used for pain of the extremities, sciatic neuralgia, ezcema and itching. Thorn-covered berries harvested in autumn all over china. Pungent, bitter flavour. Can be toxic if improperly used.