Metaphysical Properties Of Yellow Dock Root
Official Name: Rumex crispus
Other Names: Dock, Curly Dock, Curled Dock, Garden Patience, Narrow Dock, Patience Herb, Sour Dock, Parell
Metaphysical Powers: Love, Success, Release
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore Yellow Dock Root
- Yellow Dock may be used to clear blockages and cut ties that prevent one from moving on.
- It helps eliminate emotional waste that accumulates.
- It helps one deal with and release emotions tied to problems of the past, anxieties, and old pain.
- Yellow Dock can open new influences and clear the boundaries between inner and outer space.
- It is an herb for periods of transition and transformation at the cusp of a new phase in life.
Yellow Dock root is an alternative tonic; it has cleansing action on the digestive system and metabolism. Yellow Dock is a mild laxative that stimulates the peristaltic movement and bile flow, supporting the eliminative process. It can aid with congestive conditions of the liver and gallbladder. It cleanses the lymphatic system and is used in scrofula, hardened lymph nodes, or glandular swellings. It is a blood cleansing remedy in systemic skin conditions from impurities of the blood, like eczema, dermatitis, or psoriasis. Yellow Dock is excellent in making iron available to the body. Old herbalists repeatedly mention it as an anti-tumor herb and include it in various folk-medicine cancer treatments. This use warrants further investigations. Recent sources advise against the use of Yellow Dock during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Externally it can be applied to varicose veins to help make them less visible.
Yellow Dock is used to drawing in money and business. To do this, rinse your business's doorknobs and cash register using a cloth and yellow dock tea. Use yellow dock tea to wash floors or carry a mojo bag with dried yellow dock inside. Yellow dock also attracts a lover or love to a person; simply drink a cup of tea thinking of attracting love or use it as a face and hand wash before seeing the person that is the target of affections.
Yellow dock should be consumed in moderation because it will irritate the urinary tract and risk kidney stones in high doses. Avoid used with care when breastfeeding as it can cause babies to get diarrhea.