Yellow dock (Rumex crispus) is a perennial plant that is native to Europe and Asia, but it has also been introduced to other parts of the world, including North America. It is a member of the Polygonaceae family, which also includes other plants such as rhubarb and buckwheat.
The roots of yellow dock are used for medicinal purposes, and they are believed to have a number of potential health benefits. However, it is important to note that the safety and effectiveness of yellow dock root for medicinal use have not been fully established, and more research is needed to determine its potential benefits.
Botanical Name: rumex crispus
Also known as: Chukkah, Rumex crispus, Oseille Crépue, Patience Crépue, Herbe à Cochons, Curled Dock, Rumex obstusifolius, Field Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel, Curly Dock, Acedera, Broad-Leaved Dock, Narrow Dock, Parelle Sauvage, Amalvelas, Rumex, Lengua de Vaca, Romaza, Sour Dock, Yellowdock