Latin, Zoological, Botanical and mineralogical name/s:
||Yellow Dock, Curled Dock
General description and domicile:
Claimed to be from Europe originally from where the seeds were spread by cargo
ships all over the world this very common weed can now be found growing almost
everywhere bur with a preference for roadsides.
It is related to rhubarb and the plant resembles the rhubarb but is much
smaller, leaf stalks are shorter and does not have the purple color. The root is
yellow and bitter.
Part used and extraction:
The root is used.
Chopped and steeped in alcohol to obtain mother tincture
Yellow dock has been used as a herbal laxative since ancient times.
How to use these pages:
What follows below is a profile of the homeopathic remedy. This profile must
be compared with the profile of the person to be treated in great detail before
treatment can be commenced. See
How to Use
A minor remedy with a weak profile although it seems to be better suited to
serious and depressed people.
This remedy is included for its value against respiratory disorders.
Coughs, sore throat, hoarseness.
Used for treatment of:
General Symptoms Worse for:
Factors/Conditions that make the symptoms worse
Cold air and weather
General Symptoms Better for:
Factors/Conditions that improve symptoms
Resting the voice.
See also our
Herbal page on Rumex Crispus.
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