Yellow Dock (Rumex crispus)

Definition:As one of the best blood-cleansing herbs, yellow dock helps to rid the body of toxins and purges the lymph glands. It is unusually rich in iron and is an excellent liver tonic.
Applications:Anemia, blood disorders, blood cleanser, boils, cancer, coughs, hives, iron deficiency, liver ailments, psoriasis, rheumatism, skin disorders and sores.
Scientific Updates:Yellow dock enhances the liver's ability to filter the blood. Antibacterial properties have also been observed in yellow dock. Yellow dock root achieves its tonic properties through astringent purification of the blood supply to the glands. It is often used in seasonal cleanses and blood detoxification programs. Among all herbs, it has one of the strongest reputations for clearing up skin problems, liver and gallbladder ailments, and glandular inflammation and swelling.

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