Yellowdock is a Eurasian herb, brought to the United States as an important medicinal plant by early colonists. It now grows wild over most of the country. Yellowdock is known for its gentle cleansing and tonic properties.

Directions: To make a decoction, use 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of yellowdock root to one cup of water and simmer gently for 15 minutes.

Suggested Uses: Yellowdock root is used as an ingredient in syrups, tonics, skin salves and ointments. Yellowdock root is best known as a traditional purification herb*, and it's often combined in formulas with other tonic, purifying herbs, such as cleavers, burdock, and dandelion root. Its gentle cleansing and purification activities are associated with clearing up the skin. * Disclaimer: This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Caution/Safety: The Botanical Safety Handbook* classifies yellowdock as: Class: 2d Individuals with a history of kidney stones should use this herb cautiously. *Michael McGuffin, ed., American Herbal Products Association's Botanical Safety Handbook, (New York: CRC Press, 1997)

Yellowdock Root, Cut & Sifted

Yellowdock Root C/S
  • Brand: Frontier Bulk
    Botanical Name: Rumex crispus L.
    Safety Info: Not recommended for use by persons with a history of kidney stones.
    Origin: China
    Kosher: Kosher
    Size: 1 lb
    Package: Bulk Bag
    Introduction Date: 1982-12-01

    Supplement Facts
    Serving Size 1 tsp
    Servings About 220
    Amount per % Daily
    Serving Value
    Total Carbohydrate 1g <1%*
    Dietary Fiber <1g 2%*
    Vitamin C 6mg 11%
    Yellowdock, cut (root) 2g **
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    ** Daily Value not established.

    Common Name: Yellowdock Root
    Plant Part: Root
    Cut: Cut & Sifted
    Bar Code: 0-89836-00689-9
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