Dock

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Dock
Rumex Crispus (yellow dock)
Rumex Obtusifolius (broad leaved dock – which is green in color)

A large leafed, common weed, usually found by the wayside and wastelands. Both yellow dock and the broad leaved dock can be used.

Functions / Benefits
Alterative (corrects disordered bodily functions), laxative, cooling.

Indications
Mild jaundice, chronic skin conditions, chronic constipation, rheumatism, skin infections (topical use).

Contraindications
None known.

Method & Dose
Decoction – use 12.5gm (0.5 oz) root to 500ml (1 pint) of water. Consume half cup, 3 times a day.

 

 
     

 

 

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