Yellow Dock Root

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  • K
  • Rumex crispus
  • Origin: USA
Yellow Dock Root


Common Name

Standardized: yellow dock
Other: curled dock, curly dock, dock

Botanical Name

Rumex crispus L.
Plant Family: Polygonaceae


Yellow dock has long curly leaves that appear to have been "crisped" at their edges. It bears multiple clusters of three-winged flowers. Its seeds are green in the summer but they become deep red as they mature.

The root of yellow dock is bright yellow below the bark. The root is harvested in late summer after the seeds have begun to turn red.

Parts Used

Dried root, chopped.

Typical Preparations

Traditionally used as a tea or tincture.


No known precautions.
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