western dock, yellow dock (Eng.) patience occidentale, doche (Fr.) osaw ochepihk, pikwataskopiwahtik (Cree)
Whole plant :
Decoction used as a wash to treat joint pain [Metis 13].
Bruised or crushed and used in sores and abrasions [Ojibwa 44]. Root bark chewed and applied to serious wounds to stop bleeding and promote healing [Metis 13]. Used to treat high blood pressure and heart ailments [Dene 13].