Yellowdock Root C/S, Organic, 16 oz.

MSRP: $19.08
Our Price: $18.40
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209645-31

Category: Starwest Bulk Herbs
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STARWEST Yellowdock Root, Cut & Sifted, Organic, 16 oz.

ITEM CODE 209645-31

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:

COMMON NAME

 

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

 

BOTANICAL NAME

 

Rumex crispus L.
Plant Family: Polygonaceae

 

OVERVIEW

 

INTRODUCTION

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 bright yellow below the bark. The root is the part of the plant used in herbal medicine, harvested in late summer after the seeds have begun to turn red.

CONSTITUENTS

Emodin, magnesium, nepodin, oxalic acid, selenium, silicon, sodium, tannins.

PARTS USED

Dried root, chopped.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Traditionally used as a tea or tincture, and may be taken in capsule form.

 

PRECAUTIONS

 

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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