Yellow dock is an herb of choice for treating a wide range of conditions associated with liver or bowel dysfunction. A tonic herb, it is used to treat digestive, blood, lymph, and liver toxicity.
It is also often used to treat skin diseases such as dermatitis, rashes, and psoriasis that are associated with poor digestion or poor liver function due to toxicity.
It is good for treating pain and swelling of the sinuses and respiratory tract.
Yellow dock is an excellent blood purifier and can be used to treat anemia as well.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, yellow dock is best known for its ability to Tonify the Liver as well as Clear both Heat and Damp Heat from the Body. It is used in TCM to treat constipation, menstrual cramps, anemia, poor digestion, diarrhea, skin eruptions, boils, fibroids, headaches, sinusitis, and more.
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