Polygonaceae Rumex obtusifolius L.

Bitter Dock

Iroquois - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 313

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Scientific name: Rumex obtusifolius L.
USDA symbol: RUOB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bitter Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Compound decoction taken as a blood medicine and tonic.

RECRD: 94226 id: 35433