Simple Herbal Extracts | Yellow Dock


Yellow Dock

Botanical Name

Rumex crispus

Part Used



Use cautiously if history of kidney stones*

Traditional Information*

Yellow Dock is indicated for chronic skin problems i.e. psoriasis, eczema and acne especially with excessive oily secretions. It is used for liver and gall bladder insufficiency, jaundice, poor iron absorption and storage and constipation. Yellow Dock is also a cholagogue, improving bile secretion and excretion as well as liver function.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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