Updated: Apr 30
Alfalfa(Medicago sativa)also called Lucerne, is naturally high in many essential vitamins and minerals, including A, D, E, K, and even the full family of B vitamins; biotin, calcium, folic acid, iron, magnesium, potassium and many others, as well as being very high in protein, especially when dried.
Angelica is used for heartburn, intestinal gas (flatulence), loss of appetite (anorexia), arthritis, circulation problems, "runny nose" (respiratory catarrh), nervousness, plague, and trouble sleeping (insomnia)
The health benefits of apple tea include prevention of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, heart, abdominal and liver diseases, gallstones, constipation, anemia and diabetes. Also lower risk of rheumatism, eye disorders, various cancers and gout.
Apple tea helps reduce malaise, relax in dysentery, and helps promote digestion. In addition to all of them, also help in dental care and skin care
Bladderwrack is a form of kelp that has been used medicinally for centuries. The main use of the herb has been for the stimulation of the thyroid gland as a treatment for obesity and cellulite. The high iodine content of the herb stimulates thyroid function which boosts metabolism
Used for loss of appetite and indigestion; and to treat colds, cough, fever, bacterial infections, and diarrhea. It is also used as a diuretic for increasing urine output, and for promoting the flow of breast milk in new mothers.
Used by herbalists for millennia to combat depression and mood swings, Vervain is a deeply penetrating nervine that soothes and sedates the nervous system. It is a relaxing and uplifting herb that can stimulate the release of the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin, enhancing mood and well being.
The burdock is also known by many other names, most having to do with the characteristics of the seeds or traditional herbal uses; beggar's buttons, love leaves, clot-bur. Herbalists and others have long known that burdock is often used as a dietary aid to help cure different ailments such as sore throats, colds, blood purifiers, to combat hair loss and dandruff, to name a few. It also increases the flow of urine and is used as a tonic in mild doses and will increase sweating to remove toxins from the body.
Traditionally, the use of burdock as a medicine in China included the treatment of skin disorders, cleansing of the blood, as an effective treatment of impotence and barrenness in women. The use of the burdock root in Russia and India has also included treatment of certain types of cancer. The burdock is also a plant used in the treatment of burns, as it reduces pain and promotes healing.
Calendula tea is commonly used to help remedy peptic ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It supports the healing of gastric and intestinal inflammation from infection or irritation through its vulnerary (wound healing), anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial actions
Catnip tea's biggest health benefit is the calming effect that it can have on the body. Catnip contains nepetalactone, which is similar to the valepotriates found in a commonly used herbal sedative, valerian. This can improve relaxation , which may boost mood and reduce anxiety, restlessness, and nervousness
Ceylon cinnamon contains anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial effects. These properties mean Ceylon cinnamon supports your immune health. Ceylon cinnamon was part of a study that showed it enhanced antioxidant enzyme activity. This means it may prevent or treat certain types of cancer
It has been proven to dramatically reduce diabetes by decreasing blood glucose levels up to 29%. When taken on a daily basis, it significantly lowers cholesterol because of its ability to act as an anti-clotting agent in the blood. Aids in the digestive system
Coconut tea is good for shedding weight by reducing the appetite, speeding up the metabolism, and inhibiting the activities of fat-building enzymes
Comfrey is used as a tea for upset stomach, ulcers, heavy menstrual periods, diarrhea, bloody urine, persistent cough, painful breathing (pleuritis), bronchitis, cancer, and chest pain (angina). It is also used as a gargle for gum disease and sore throat.
Can Calm asthma symptoms with crystallized ginger, Relieve indigestion, can boost efforts to quit smoking, its almost as effective as ibuprofen in relieving inflammatory pain, at a much lower cost
Cumin seeds are well-known because of their therapeutic uses. In reality, there were utilized in the traditional period to deal with an array of diseases. While the traditional herb is not used up to in the early days, still it provides a variety of health advantages.
Healthy digestion, Treats cold and flu, Boosts immune function, Combats fatigue and tiredness.
Health advantages of cumin tea
People who’ve the problems with phlegm within the throat or perhaps in the lungs ought to consume this particular tea many times a day since, it’s a excellent expectorant.
Respiratory system problems or even disorders could be successfully cured with cumin tea because it has got antiseptic qualities. Therefore, it is strongly advised to consume this tea when struggling with the common cold, sinusitis, pneumonia or bronchitis.
Cumin seeds are abundant with iron and for that reason, it is traditionally used for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia.
Colic is really a powerful abdominal pain characteristic for the infants so when looking at cumin tea, it is belief that it may decrease this pain significantly.
Furthermore, it is proven that this tea has got anti-carcinogenic qualities, and that’s why it is utilized for protection against different cancers.
Fatigue, tiredness, insomnia and many order sleeping problems could be successfully cured with cumin tea.
Many problems associated with the digestive tract just like flatulence, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, in addition to indigestion and morning sickness, could be relieved by consuming this tea.
Moreover, cumin tea is also appropriate for dealing with urinary tract infection and sore throat, additionally it is utilized as a kidney and bladder cleanser.
In addition to all these health benefits of cumin tea, additionally it is belief that it elevates the body temperature therefore speeding up the metabolism. The good sides of fast metabolism are good digestion as well as weight loss.
Cumin tea ought to be contained in the everyday diet because it also enhances the immune system, therefore making it stronger.
Furthermore, you can use it like a mouth refresher. It is suggested not just to rinse the mouth many times a day with this particular tea, but additionally to consume roasted cumin seeds for this function.
Damiana is used to treat headache, bedwetting, depression, nervous stomach, and constipation; for prevention and treatment of sexual problems; boosting and maintaining mental and physical stamina; and as an aphrodisiac.
Increases Sexual Vitality
Has Anti-Anxiety and Anti-Depressant Properties
Has Anti-Cancer Effects
Has Antioxidant Properties
Has Anti-Microbial Properties
Protects The Gut
Protects The Kidneys And Live
Protects Against Diabetes
Helps With Obesity
Helps The Muscular System
Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower )should be of particular interest during the cold and flu season when you are exposed to these illnesses on a regular basis. When used correctly it is the closest thing to a cure for the common cold.
It fights the flu
It helps control blood sugar
Aids healthy cell growth
Potentially reduces risk of breast cancer
Helps manage anxiety
Lowers blood pressure
The berries and flowers of elderberry are packed with antioxidants and vitamins that may boost your immune system. They can help tame inflammation, lessen stress, and help protect your heart
Immune System. Elderberries are particularly rich in flavonoids, especially anthocyanins which are responsible for their deep purple (almost black) colouring
Cystitis/Urinary Tract/Bladder Infections
Elderflower is used for swollen sinuses (sinusitis), colds, influenza (flu), swine flu, bronchitis, diabetes, and constipation. It is also used to increase urine production (as a diuretic), to increase sweating (as a diaphoretic), and to stop bleeding
Helps Reducing Cholesterol
Gargle and mouthwash
Eucalyptus leaves have many impressive benefits. They may help decrease pain, promote relaxation, and relieve cold symptoms. Many over-the-counter products also use eucalyptus extract to freshen your breath, soothe irritated skin, and repel insects.
Arthritis - potentially due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
A blocked nose.
Wounds and burns.
Cold sores - perhaps due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
Diabetes - eucalyptus might help lower blood sugar.
Eyebright is taken by mouth for swelling (inflammation) of the nasal cavity and sinuses (rhinosinusitis), allergies, hay fever, anti-inflammatory action, soothing tired and inflamed eyes, whilst tannins act as astringents to help dry up secretions and relieve inflammation of the mucous membranes. This is especially helpful when dealing with conjunctivitis or blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids).
German Chamomile has been used for centuries in teas as a mild, relaxing sleep aid, treatment for fevers, colds, stomach ailments, and as an anti-inflammatory, to name only a few therapeutic uses. Chamomile may be used internally or externally.
Reducing menstrual pain
Treating diabetes and lowering blood sugar
Slowing or preventing osteoporosis
Cancer treatment and prevention
Helping with sleep and relaxation
Treating cold symptoms
Treatment for mild skin conditions
Depression and Anxiety
Ginger is a powerful anti-inflammatory herb and there has been much recent interest in its use for joint problems. It has also been indicated for arthritis, fevers, headaches, toothaches, coughs, bronchitis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, to ease tendonitis, lower cholesterol and blood-pressure and aid in preventing internal blood clots.
Treat Many Forms of Nausea, Especially Morning Sickness
Contains Gingerol, a Substance With Powerful Medicinal Properties
Reduce Muscle Pain and Soreness
Anti-Inflammatory Effects Can Help With Osteoarthritis
May Drastically Lower Blood Sugars and Improve Heart Disease Risk Factors
Can Help Treat Chronic Indigestion
May Significantly Reduce Menstrual Pain
Lower Cholesterol Levels
Help Prevent Cancer
Improve Brain Function and Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease
Active Ingredient in Ginger Can Help Fight Infections
Ginkgo leaf has been used to treat a variety of conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, fatigue, and tinnitus. It is also used to improve memory and to prevent dementia and other brain disorders. It is said to be effective in improving the blood flow to the hands and the feet as well as stimulating the brain and reducing short-term memory loss. It increases blood flow to the brain, the uptake of glucose by brain cells, and has been said to improve the transmission of nerve signals.
Contains Powerful Antioxidants
Can Help Fight Inflammation
Improves Circulation and Heart Health
Reduces Symptoms of Psychiatric Disorders and Dementia
Improves Brain Function and Well-Being
Can Reduce Anxiety
Can Treat Depression
Can Support Vision and Eye Health
Goji berries contain vitamin C,as well as vitamin B2, vitamin A, iron and selenium. Goji Berry is good for promoting proper cell growth and the antioxidants found within it are very powerful in disease prevention. Goji can help lower glucose levels in individuals and also lower cholesterol in some people.
Protects the eyes
Provides immune system support
Protects against cancer
Promotes healthy skin
Stabilizes blood sugar
Improves depression, anxiety, and sleep
Prevents liver damage
Ginkgo leaf extract has been used to treat a variety of conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, fatigue, and tinnitus. It is also used to improve memory and to prevent dementia and other brain disorders. It is said to be effective in improving the blood flow to the hands and the feet as well as stimulating the brain and reducing short-term memory loss. It increases blood flow to the brain, the uptake of glucose by brain cells, and has been said to improve the transmission of nerve signals.
Antioxidant and Diuretic Properties May Lower Blood Pressure. ...
Contain Cancer-Fighting Compounds
Protect from Chronic Diseases Thanks to Anti-Inflammatory Effects. ...
Help with Digestive Problems, Including Ulcers.
Treat Bad Breath and Prevent Cavities
Antibacterial Effects and Treat Infections
Improve Breathing and Oxygen Use
Lower Blood Sugar Levels
Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages on the planet. It is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body. These include improved brain function, fat loss, a lower risk of cancer and many other impressive benefits. green tea contains significant amounts of water-soluble vitamins and minerals, particularly zinc, manganese, potassium, niacin, folic acid and vitamin C.
supports brain health
support weight management
protects against cancer
supports bone density
helps balance blood sugar and prevent diabetes
supports heart health
protects skin from aging
Hawthorn strengthens the heart muscle, increases exercise tolerance, and supports a normal heart rhythm. Hawthorn has been traditionally used for the emotional heart as well as the physical heart, as a protector of emotional boundaries and support during loss and transition.
Loaded with antioxidants
May have anti-inflammatory properties
May lower blood pressure
May decrease blood fats
Used to aid digestion
Helps prevent hair loss
May reduce anxiety
Used to treat heart failure
Help combat Atherosclerosis
Helps with high cholesterol
Hibiscus tea has been known to prevent hypertension, lower blood pressure, reduce blood sugar levels, keep your liver healthy, help with menstrual cramps, help with depression, aid digestion and help with weight management. Its rich in Vitamin C, contains minerals such as flavonoids and has laxative properties.
Packed With Antioxidants
Help Lower Blood Pressure
Help Lower Blood Fat Levels
Boost Liver Health
Promote Weight Loss
Contains Compounds That May Help Prevent Cancer
Help Fight Bacteria
Flavorful and Easy to Make
Holy Basil / Tulsi
Holy basil has been shown to have antidepressant and antianxiety properties similar to antidepressant drugs. Studies have shown that it can help people feel more social and less anxious. Holy basil is also high in anti-oxidants and helps your body detox. Holy basil can protect your body against toxic chemicals. It may also prevent cancer by reducing the growth of cancerous cells.
Stress and Anxiety
High Blood Pressure
Diabetes and Blood Sugar Imbalance
Asthma, bronchitis, colds, congestion, coughs, flu, sinusitis, sore throat and similar ailments.
Hops is a plant. The dried, flowering part of the plant is used to make medicine. Hops is used for anxiety, inability to sleep (insomnia) and other sleep disorders, restlessness, tension, excitability, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), nervousness, and irritability. Hops also contains Vitamin E, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C
Keeps Skin Young and treats skin inflammation
Reduces Hair Fall And Dandruff
Eases Nervousness and Relieves Anxiety
Relaxes And Soothes Muscles
Treats Different Ulcers
Improves Digestive System
Treats Menstrual Cramp
Improves Sexual Performance
Alleviates Cough And Congestion
The impressive benefits of horsetail include its ability to boost immunity, reduce inflammation, increase cognitive function, and relieve respiratory issues. It also helps soothe the skin, protect bones, and promote oral health. It aids in detoxifying the body, managing diabetes, and promoting hair care.
Health Benefits of Horsetail
Helps Reverse Diabetes
Irish Sea Moss
Irish Moss or chondrus crispus exceptionally rich in nutrients and antioxidants. The healthful properties of Irish moss include Vitamins A, E, F and K, calcium, potassium and sulfur. It is also a naturally occurring source of iodine. It is is especially important for supporting healthy thyroid functioning. Rich in potassium chloride, Irish moss can work wonders for congestion and mucous and holds anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. It is also thought to be good for dry skin and for skin conditions ranging from eczema to psoriasis.
The human body is made up of 102 minerals and Irish Moss contains a whopping 92 of them. It also provides a wealth of other important nutrients including; protein, beta-carotene, B vitamins, pectin, vitamin C and sulphur.
Jasmine is rich in antioxidants that interact with gastrointestinal enzymes to facilitate better nutrient absorption and promote healthy bowel function. It also functions to promote the growth of good bacteria in the gut and has been found to eliminate harmful bacteria.
Aids in Weight Loss
Will help Guard Your Stomach
Helps to prevent Diabetes
Anti Caner properties
Helps easy pain for menstrual cycle
Lowers Risk of Heart Disease
Also Good for skin
Promote Hair Growth
Ideal for Insomniacs
Juniper Berries contain bitter compounds that stimulate bile flow and the production of digestive enzymes. This allows the body to breakdown foods more easily and enhances nutrient absorption. Due to their astringent properties they are particularly effective at relieving heartburn and other digestive upsets.
Helps with Oxidative Stress
High in nutrients and powerful plant compounds
Assists with Heart Health
Sea kelp is a natural source of vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D and E, as well as minerals including zinc, iodine, magnesium, iron, potassium, copper and calcium. In fact it contains the highest natural concentration of calcium of any food - 10 times more than milk.
Fights Iodine Deficiency
Decreases Sugar Levels
Treats Hepatitis C
Bone Growth and Strength
Lavender is a flowering plant in the mint family that’s easily identified by its sweet floral scent. In ancient times, lavender was used as a holy herb. Additionally, it was often used to freshen up and give a light scent to a variety of personal items, such as clothes and hair.
May Help Improve Sleep
Could Help Treat Skin Blemishes
May Offer a Natural Remedy for Pain
Reduce Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
Could Relieve Asthma Symptoms
Lessens Menopausal Hot Flashes
Help Combat Fungus Growth
Potentially Promotes Hair Growth
Lemon peel contain high amounts of Vitamin C and calcium and thus helps in improving and maintaining bone health. It also helps in preventing bone related diseases like inflammatory polyarthritis, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
High Blood Pressure
Poor Blood Circulation
Linden tea comes from the Tilia tree and has been used in folk medicine for hundreds of years. Linden has been used to induce sweating for feverish colds and infections, to reduce nasal congestion, and relieve throat irritation and cough. Linden has sedative effects and has been used to treat nervous palpitations and high blood pressure. It has also been added as an ingredient in lotions to relieve itchy skin.
Can promote relaxation
Can help fight inflammation
Can help fight inflammation
Has diuretic effects
Linked to lower blood pressure
May help you sleep
Soothes your digestive tract
Easy to add to your diet
lungwort has been used to treat breathing conditions, stomach and intestinal ailments, and kidney and urinary tract problems. Lungwort is also used in cough medicines, to relieve fluid retention, and to treat lung diseases such as tuberculosis.
Lots of Powerful Antioxidants
Helps with Lung Challenges
Great for Sore Throats
Helps with Digestive Issues
Great for the Skin
Marshmallow root has long been used as a food, particularly during times of famine when it is more abundant than other vegetables. Medicinally, it has been approved by the German Commission E in supporting inflammation of the gastric mucosa, and for irritation of the oral and pharyngeal mucosa. When combined with other herbs, it is additionally used for mild respiratory symptoms, including cough. The root is traditionally used to support a healthy digestive system. It is unique in that when making a tea with Marshmallow Root, you will want to brew it with cold water to preserve the mucilaginous properties.
Help treat coughs and colds
Help relieve skin irritation
Help with wound healing
Promote overall skin health
Act as a pain reliever
Work as a diuretic
Aid in digestion
Help repair gut lining
Support heart health
Milk Thistle is unique in its ability to protect the liver and has no equivalent in the pharmaceutical drug world. Milk thistle was approved in 1986 as a treatment for liver disease and it is widely used to treat alcoholic hepatitis, alcoholic fatty liver, cirrhosis, liver poisoning and viral hepatitis. It has also been shown to protect the liver against medications such as acetaminophen, a non-aspirin pain reliever.
Supports liver health
Promotes skin health
Supports weight loss
Reduces insulin resistance
Improves allergic asthma symptoms
Limits the spread of cancer
Supports bone health
Boosts the immune system
The Motherwort herb is especially aligned with the healing of women – hence the name! However, that’s not to say it cannot be an extremely beneficial herb for men too. Its Latin name “Leonurus Cardiaca” means “Lion’s Heart”, with cardiaca referencing the heart – the organ this plant has a strong affinity with.
It has been used to soothe anxiety in pregnant women, and for what we now know as post -natal depression. It was introduced to North America by the colonists, where it was used by the Cherokee Indians as a sedative for nervous afflictions, whilst the 19th century Eclectics recommended Motherwort as an emmenagogue (to promote menstruation), and an aid in the expulsion of afterbirth.
Mullein leaf is nutrient dense. When prepared as a nourishing herbal infusion, you can drink it frequently, not only to support lung health, but also to benefit from its high levels of calcium and magnesium. Mullein is wonderful for coughs and lung inflammation from all kinds of irritants and pathologies, whether it is particulate matter in the air or symptoms from asthma or an upper respiratory infection. Once you experience mullein’s ability to soothe the respiratory system, you’ll be amazed at the power of this ubiquitous plant.
Relief From Sleeping Problems
Relief From Tuberculosis
Improving Digestive Issues
Soothes Skin Conditions
Relief From Joint Pain, Muscle Spasm
Treating Ear Related Infections
Treating Thyroid Gland Problems
Contains a wide variety of nutrients like Vitamins: Vitamins A, C and K, as well as several B vitamins, Minerals: Calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and sodium, Fats: Linoleic acid, linolenic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and oleic acid, Amino acids: All of the essential amino acids, Polyphenols: Kaempferol, quercetin, caffeic acid, coumarins and other flavonoids, Pigments: Beta-carotene, lutein, luteoxanthin and other carotenoids.
Great source of calcium which helps build strong, flexible bones along with nourishing hair, cartilage and teeth. Oatstraw also helps improve circulatory and nervous system functioning.
Boosts your metabolism, causing weight loss.
Increases mental alertness.
Promotes healthy hair.
Betters your skin condition.
Stabilizes blood sugar.
Prevents tooth decay.
Good for a Healthy Heart.
They have Anti-cancer Characteristics.
Offers Anti-allergic and Anti-Inflammatory Benefits.
They Support Natural Weight Loss.
Clear the Way for Kidney Stones
Tea is good for sleep problems (insomnia), anxiety, adjustment disorder, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), pain, fibromyalgia, relieving opioid withdrawal symptoms, reducing anxiety and nervousness before surgery, and heart failure
Anti-cancer and antimicrobial, especially anti-candida. Other uses for pau d'acrco include diabetes, ulcers, stomach inflammation (gastritis), liver ailments, asthma, bronchitis, joint pain, hernias, boils and wounds.
Ease Digestive Upsets such as gas, bloating and indigestion.
Help Relieve Tension Headaches and Migraines.
Freshen Your Breath.
Relieve Clogged Sinuses.
Help Relieve Menstrual Cramps.
Fight Bacterial Infections.
Improve Your Sleep.
Loaded With Nutrients.
Contains Disease-Fighting Antioxidants.
Enzymes Can Ease Digestion.
Help Reduce the Risk of Cancer.
Boost Immunity and Suppress Inflammation.
Ease Symptoms of Arthritis.
Speed Recovery After Surgery or Strenuous Exercise
Pink Rose Petal
Helps In Removing Toxins: help prevent urinary tract infections due to its detox and diuretic properties. Boosts Immunity: To lose weight in a healthy way, it's essential for you to be free of illnesses first and rose in tea may help you fight infections, due to the presence of vitamin C in it
Red Clover Blossoms
Used for cancer prevention, indigestion, high cholesterol, whooping cough, cough, asthma, bronchitis, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Some women use red clover for symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes; for breast pain or tenderness (mastalgia); and for premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Red Raspberry Leaf
Good Source of Nutrients and Antioxidants, rich in vitamins and minerals. They provide B vitamins, vitamin C and a number of minerals, including potassium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus and iron. However, their most notable contribution might be their antioxidant properties
Rich source of Vitamin C, with about 1700-2000 mg per 100 g in dried product; remedy for rheumatoid arthritis; reduces symptoms of knee and hip osteoarthritis; helps the immune system to fight off foreign invaders and out of control cells; facilitates fat metabolism
Used for treating psoriasis and other skin diseases, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and kidney disease; for increasing urination to reduce fluid retention; and for increasing sweating. Sarsaparilla is also used along with conventional drugs for treating leprosy and for syphilis
Help increase testosterone levels, improve prostate health, reduce inflammation, prevent hair loss, and enhance urinary tract function.
Used for trouble sleeping (insomnia), anxiety, stroke, and paralysis caused by stroke. It is also used for fever, high cholesterol, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), rabies, epilepsy, nervous tension, allergies, skin infections, inflammation, and spasms.
Senna is an FDA-approved nonprescription laxative. It is used to treat and also to clear the bowel before diagnostic tests such as colonoscopy. Senna is also used for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hemorrhoids, and weight loss
Used for treating cough and flu. Anise also helps improve digestion, alleviate cramps and reduce nausea. Consuming star anise tea after meals helps treat digestive ailments such as bloating, gas, indigestion and constipation.
St. John's Wort
Most commonly used for "the blues" or depression and symptoms that sometimes go along with mood such as nervousness, tiredness, poor appetite, and trouble sleeping. There is some strong scientific evidence that it is effective for mild to moderate depression.
Used for various digestion problems such as loss of appetite, upset stomach, gall bladder disease, and intestinal spasms. Wormwood is also used to treat fever, liver disease, depression, muscle pain, memory loss and worm infections; to increase sexual desire; as a tonic; and to stimulate sweating.
Used for fever, common cold, hay fever, absence of menstruation, dysentery, diarrhea, loss of appetite, gastrointestinal (GI) tract discomfort, and to induce sweating. Some people chew the fresh leaves to relieve toothache.
Used for pain and swelling (inflammation) of nasal passages and the respiratory tract, and as a laxative and tonic. It is also used to treat bacterial infections and sexually transmitted diseases. Yellow dock is also sometimes used to treat intestinal infections, fungal infections, and for arthritis.