Yellow dock is used to reduce inflammation, pain and swelling, of nasal passages and the respiratory tract. The fruits and roots of the yellow dock herb are the parts used for medicinal purposes. It can be taken as a pill, powder or extract.
Yellow dock is great for the digestive system and can be used as a laxative or tonic. It’s also used to treat bacterial infections and sexually transmitted diseases.
Yellow dock is high in antioxidants and seeks out stress and oxidative damage caused by free radicals in the body.
Yellow dock also works to support the liver, assisting in the elimination of toxins, stimulating the detoxification process, increasing bile production and helping to heal the poor absorption of nutrients.
Yellow dock is also sometimes used to treat intestinal infections, fungal infections, and to soothe arthritis.