Yellowdock Root - RUMEX CRISPUS
(Cut & Sifted) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: Yellow Dock is a perennial plant, belonging to the Polygonaceae family. It is a small, leafy plant that has a stout yellowish-brown root, which accounts for its common name. The root is thick, fleshy,and usually not forked. The stem is branched with long lance shaped leaves that are slightly ruffled along their edges. Yellowdock Root is a bitter herb noted for its high iron content.
Origin: United States
Other Names: Amla Vetasa, Chin-chiao-mai, Curled Dock, Curly Dock, Garden Patience, Narrow Dock, Rumex, Sour Dock, Yellowdock
Part Used: Root
Medicinal Uses: Yellow Dock is used to improve the function of the kidneys, liver, lymph glands and intestines, thus aiding the body's natural cleansing process. It has been used to help the body eliminate pollutants, including heavy metals such as lead and arsenic. Yellow Dock is considered to free up iron stored in the liver, thus making it more available to the rest of the body.
Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Yellowdock root is not recommended for use by persons with a history of kidney stones.