INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Radix Rumicis Japonici
Common English: Dock
Japanese Dock Root
Rumex
Herbs that Regulate the Blood: Herbs that stop bleeding
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Sour
Cold
Non toxic
(Slightly Toxic)
(Toxic)
Heart
Liver
Large Intestine
San Jiao
9-19g
Topically: no limit
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Clears Heat and removes toxicity

Alopecia, toxic swelling, sore throat, ulceration

Cools the Blood and stops bleeding

Hemorrhage, hemorrhoids, purpura

Promotes urination

Jaundice, edema

Relieves constipation

Constipation

Eliminates parasites

Scabies

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Do not use the herb in newborn children.
  • Use caution if pregnant or breast feeding.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. This herb has been used to treat nose bleeding, bleeding of the uterus, chronic hepatitis, inflammation of the anus and constipation.
  2. One source says that it eliminates parasites and treats scabies, etc. by enhancing the functions of Spleen, Lung and Large Intestine channels.
  3. A small dose inhibits the motility of the Large Intestine while a large dose enhances the motility of the large intestine and creates a laxative effect.
  4. This herb inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
  5. For internal use it is similar to Rx. et Rz. Rhei Da Huang.
  6. The fresh squeezed juice is effective for fungus infection of skin, hemorrhoids, inflammation of the mammary glands and eczema.
  7. Taken internally, it causes diarrhea.
  8.  Do not substitute Yang Ti with Da Huang for external use.
  9. For constipation, decoct 8g of Yang Ti and 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao in 300cc of water. Boil down to 150 cc and take orally.