Latin: Rumex crispus

“The root of the plant is often made into an ointment to ease itching.” (Robert Thomson, in “The Grosset Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine” (1980))

“Relaxing and stimulating vaso-tonic alterative.” (Menzies-Trull in "The Herbalist's Prescriber")

An “alterative, purgative, cholagogue. Yellow Dock is used extensively in the treatment of chronic skin complaints such as psoriasis …[and] a valuable remedy for constipation.” (David Hoffman in “The New Holistic Herbal”).



By National Library of Medicine - History of Medicine ( [No restrictions], via Wikimedia Commons