Dock

Dock

(Rumex Crispus)


Also known as Common wayside dock, Curled dock

 

Description

The name dock applies to a range of broad leaved wayside weeds.

 



Properties and Uses

Said to be an all-round tonic and conditioner for the blood, a laxative, help for jaundice and skin diseases. The leaves are often used to reduce the pain of a stinging nettle rash.

 

History

Dock has been used for centuries as a blood purifyer and as a tonic to relieve stress. It was also used as a poultice for skin disorders reducing inflammatin and irritation.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Herbal Fusions registered in England 8581706. Registered address : 2 New Terrace, Byfield, Daventry, Northants, NN11 6UY

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