1 ounce of yellow dock root (cut)
1 1⁄2 pints distilled water
1. Boil water and pour over the root, while still boiling.
2. Cover and let steep in a hot place for 30 minutes.
3. Strain, cool, bottle and keep in a cold place.
One wineglassful 3 or 4 times a day between meals. The dose for children is from a teaspoonful to a dessert spoonful in honey water.
This is suitable for delicate stomachs, given in smaller doses to begin with, and then gradually increase the dose. It is a tonic. As it is somewhat astringent, it is desirable to dilute with water.