Organic Yellow Dock Root Tea
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In the Know
If you’re familiar with the taste of traditional healing Chinese herbs (even though yellow dock does not hail from Asia), you will welcome our Yellow Dock Root Tea into your arsenal of medicinally-minded herbal teas. If you aren’t, then gather your courage and venture into what most experience as a bitter, yet potentially healing, tea-drinking endeavor.
What Exactly is Yellow Dock Root?
A Native American powerhouse, yellow dock belongs to a family of plants that includes rhubarb, sorrel, and buckwheat. When it comes to its power to purify, cleanse, and renew, however, this highly beneficial herb beats the heck out the others. When used as a tea, yellow dock root is usually prepared for medicinal purposes, rather than for the focus of a delightful afternoon tea party. Rightly so!
Health Benefits of Yellow Dock Root
To list all the claimed benefits of yellow dock root would make us seem like snake oil salesmen. Suffice it to say that if you can get past the bitter taste, your body will thank you. Again and again …
- Sweeps the gallbladder and spleen
- Loves bile, which helps with liver cleanses
- Hates kidney baggage
- Encourages trips to the water closet
- Super keen on beautiful skin
- A master soother when used as a poultice
- Rich in iron
- Part of the genus rumex, along with 200 other species, it boasts antibacterial qualities
- Known to help clear your personal air space
- A good source of vitamin A, C, and Potassium
- Known to be an anti-inflammatory
How to Brew Yellow Dock Root Tea
Best not to let Buddha Teas Yellow Dock Root Tea steep too long. If your taste buds reject bitter, a minute may be all you need. To balance the intensity, adding your favorite sweetener, and perhaps some companion ginger, is also recommended.
In order for you to ensure you aren’t making a tough physical condition worse, we recommend that if you decide to experiment with the healing potential of Buddha Teas Yellow Dock Root Tea, (which we really hope you do!) you first consult with your health care practitioner.