Red Dock

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Red Dock
Cat Given Name : Red Dock
Other Name(s) :
Description :

A heavy stalk grows up from the roots, where many leaves erupt. Some leaves will grow from the stalk. The stalk is topped in bundles of tiny flowers in mauve, red or dark pink.

Properties :

Red Dock is purifying and cleansing. It works well to also still swelling and improve the quality of skin.

Related Knowledge
Complaints : Burn, Abrasion, Damaged Tooth, Fleas,
Symptoms : Infection,
Species :
Seasonal Availabilities by Territory *
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* To find a plant that is not available in an area, it must first be approved by the Game Admins. Please PM one of the Admin Team for that permission.
^ The listed seasons are those in which the herb is ready in some way for harvest. Consult the collection methods below for details.
Collecting & Storing Leaves
When to Collect : New-leaf; Prior to the plant flowering.
How to Collect : Select the freshest, healthiest leaves and bite off where they meet the stem.
How to Preserve : The leaves should be laid in full sun to dry.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dry place.
Collecting & Storing Roots
When to Collect : Late Green-leaf and Early Leaf-fall; after the leaves and flowers have died off.
How to Collect : The roots should be dug carefully. Take care not to keep any that are overly soft or at all worm-eaten.
How to Preserve : The roots should be washed, then laid in full sun until they are completely dried.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dry place.
Detailed Usage Information
Leaves : Chew and apply as a poultice open sores and bites in the skin to aid healing
Leaves : Chew and apply to burns to aid healing and prevent infection
Roots : Consume to aid in brining balance to the bowel
Roots : Consume to aid in recovery from constipation
Roots : Consume to aid in recovery from diarrhea
Roots : Chew and apply to a wound as a poultice to aid in the healing of severe infections
Roots : Chew and rub into the skin to aid in the healing of skin complaints such as fleas and mange
Roots : Consume to aid in the clearing of worms from the system