(Rumex acetosa)

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oseille.jpg Hardy perennial of the fields up to more than 2 000 m from 0,30 to 1 m of which one uses the leaves, stems and roots.

Sorrel is laxative, purifying, and also stimulates the appetite.
In external use : Abscess, acne, insect bite, dermatosis.

Infusion : 20 g for one liter of water ; 3 cups a day.

Sorrel is appreciated in salads or soups for its slightly acid taste.

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Common sorrel, garden sorrel, Rumex acetosa, sorrel, spinach dock, narrow-leaved dock.