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Sorrel has whorled spikes of green and reddish flowers. It becomes purplish in the summer, and it is a unique plant because its stamens and pistils are on different plants. When ripe, the seeds are brown and shining. Sorrel grows abundantly in open spaces, meadows and thrives in sunny areas, even in various soil compositions and situations. Its stems are juicy. The herb is known for its acidity of herbage.
Vitamin C, Oxalic Acid, Potassium Oxalate, Iron, Flavonoid Glycosides, Tannins, Tannic Acid, Hyperosid, Oxalic Acid, Essiac, Acid Oxalate, Potash, Tartaric Acid
April to Jun
Cure For Ringworm
Gargle For Sore Throat
Prevent Stem Hemmorhage
Sorrel is used in sauces and spinach or salads. The sap is a good stain remover. A dye can also be used from the roots and leaves. It attracts various wildlife like butterflies and larvae.
Sorrel has a long in terms of herbal medicine. It is also an identified cancer remedy, the leaves are used to treat skin complications like scurvy.
Sorrel contains oxalic acid which can be fatal when taken in high levels. Sorrel should be avoided for patients with rheumatism, gout and arthritis.
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Nature Gate, Common Sorrel: http://www.luontoportti.com/suomi/en/kukkakasvit/common-sorrel-
Botanical.com, Sorrel: https://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/s/sorcom64.html-
Wikipedia, Sorrel: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sorrel